WASP-8
Imaginary Picture of Star WASP-8
Star Name : WASP-8
Alternate Name :
Star Distance (LY/pc): 294.1708 (LY) 90.1933 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 0.9530 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 1.0330 (Msun/observed) 1.0330 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : G6
Metalicity : 0.1700
Absolute Magnitude : 5.12
Apparent Magnitude : 9.90
Right Ascension(RA) : 359.90030
Declination(DEC) : -35.03139
  • This is the WASP-8 . The star WASP-8 islocated about 294.2 light-years (90.2 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star WASP-8 has apparent magnitude of 9.9, with absolute magnitude of 5.1.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 1.0 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5600 with its spectral types of G6
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 2
  • Name of the 1 Planet WASP-8 b radius 1.038000 mass 2.244000 orbital distance 0.080100
  • Name of the 2 Planet WASP-8 c radius 0.907830 mass 14.960000 orbital distance 5.050000
    (Illustration of the WASP-8's Planetary System)



    The Star WASP-8 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.647 AU ( 96856119.9 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.895 AU ( 133880469.3 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.364 AU ( 204004207.5 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.007 AU ( 300201128.1 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-8)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star WASP-8 distance : 0.678 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-8 distance : 0.859 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-8 distance : 0.829 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-8 distance : 0.909 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-8 distance : 1.524 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-8 distance : 1.608 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-8)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-8 distance : 0.677 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-8 distance : 0.883 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-8 distance : 0.895 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-8 distance : 1.551 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-8 distance : 1.613 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-8)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-8 )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-8 (zoom level 3))