Imaginary Picture of WASP-85 A b

Display orbital revolution of WASP-85 A b around the hoststar WASP-85
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-85 A b
Alternate Name : "WASP-85 b, EPIC 201862715.01, K2-94 b"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.2400 (Rjup) 13.8992 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 1.2650 (Mjup) 402.1916 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0390 (AU) 0.0390 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0073
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 2.66 (Days Obs.) 2.69 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 2.0819
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 983631.0 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1405.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1320.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1068.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1671.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1569.7 (K)
Size Class: Super-Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection : Primary Transit
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : WASP-85
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.9 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6112 (K)
Spectral type : G8
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 11.2
Right Ascension(RA) 175.9083
Declination (DEC) 6.5636
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WASP-85 A b
WASP-85 A b

  • WASP-85 A b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-85. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star WASP-85 has apparent magnitude of 11.2, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 0.9 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6112 with its spectral types of G8
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-85 A b orbits around the star WASP-85 every 2.7 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 5834317.0 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-85 A b around its host star WASP-85)


  • The Star WASP-85 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.757 AU ( 113197390.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.046 AU ( 156468375.4 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.594 AU ( 238423177.7 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.345 AU ( 350850150.6 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-85 A b : 983630.98 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-85)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-85 distance : 0.769 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-85 distance : 0.973 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-85 distance : 0.940 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-85 distance : 1.030 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-85 distance : 1.705 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-85 distance : 1.798 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-85)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-85 distance : 0.775 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-85 distance : 0.999 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-85 distance : 1.025 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-85 distance : 1.735 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-85 distance : 1.805 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-85)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-85 and its Exoplanet WASP-85 A b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-85 and its Exoplanet WASP-85 A b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star WASP-85*)
    *Yamashiki YA et al. 2019 ApJ 881 114
    MUSCLES Paper I - France et al. 2016 ApJ 820 89
    MUSCLES Paper II- Youngblood et al. 2016 ApJ 824 101
    MUSCLES Paper III- Loyd et al. 2016 ApJ 824 102