Imaginary Picture of WASP-76 b
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-76 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.8300 (Rjup) 20.5125 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.9200 (Mjup) 292.5030 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0330 (AU) 0.0330 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0050
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 1.81 (Days Obs.) 1.81 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 5142676.5 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2125.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1996.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1615.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2527.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 2373.6 (K)
Size Class: Super-Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection :
Radius Detection :
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : WASP-76
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 391.4
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.7 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.5 (Msun Measured) 1.5 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6250 (K)
Spectral type : F7
Metalicity : 0.2
Absolute Magnitude: 4.1
Apparent Magnitude: 9.5
Right Ascension(RA) 26.6327
Declination (DEC) 2.7006
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 00032-00111
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "R.G. West, J.-M. Almenara, D.R. Anderson, F. Bouchy, D. J. A. Brown, A. Collier Cameron, M. Deleuil, L. Delrez, A. P. Doyle, F. Faedi, A. Fumel, M. Gillon, G. Hebrard, C. Hellier, E. Jehin, M. Lendl, P.F.L. Maxted, F. Pepe, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. Segransan, B. Smalley, A.M.S. Smith, A.H.M.J. Triaud, S. Udry"
Discovery Paper - Title "Three irradiated and bloated hot Jupiters: WASP-76b, WASP-82b & WASP-90b"
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=WASP-76+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/WASP-76%20b/
WASP-76 b
WASP-76 b

  • WASP-76 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-76, located about 391.4 light-years (120.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2013.
  • The host star WASP-76 has apparent magnitude of 9.5, with absolute magnitude of 4.1.
  • It is 1.5 times more massive and 1.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6250 with its spectral types of F7
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-76 b orbits around the star WASP-76 every 1.8 days with its orbital distance of 0.03 AU ( 4936729.7 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-76 b around its host star WASP-76)


  • The Star WASP-76 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.464 AU ( 219010153.9 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.024 AU ( 302729266.8 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 3.084 AU ( 461292408.8 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 4.538 AU ( 678811987.5 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-76 b : 5142676.51 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-76)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-76 distance : 1.474 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-76 distance : 1.867 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-76 distance : 1.803 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-76 distance : 1.976 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-76 distance : 3.262 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-76 distance : 3.441 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-76)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-76 distance : 1.491 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-76 distance : 1.916 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-76 distance : 1.973 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-76 distance : 3.321 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-76 distance : 3.453 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-76)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-76 and its Exoplanet WASP-76 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-76 and its Exoplanet WASP-76 b (zoom level 3))