Imaginary Picture of WASP-88 b

Display orbital revolution of WASP-88 b around the hoststar WASP-88
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-88 b
Alternate Name :
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.7000 (Rjup) 19.0553 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.5600 (Mjup) 178.0453 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0643 (AU) 0.0643 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0136
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 4.95 (Days Obs.) 4.95 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.4903
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 2194262.1 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1717.8 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1613.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1305.2 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2042.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1918.4 (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-88
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 2.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.4 (Msun Measured) 1.4 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6431 (K)
Spectral type : F6
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : -0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 10.4
Right Ascension(RA) 309.5112
Declination (DEC) -47.5381
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "L. Delrez, V. Van Grootel, D. R. Anderson, A. Collier-Cameron, A. P. Doyle, A. Fumel, M. Gillon, C. Hellier, E. Jehin, M. Lendl, M. Neveu-VanMalle, P. F. L. Maxted, F. Pepe, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. S_gransan, B. Smalley, A. M. S. Smith, J. Southworth, A. H. M. J. Triaud, S. Udry, R. G. West"
Discovery Paper - Title "Transiting planets from WASP-South, Euler and TRAPPIST: WASP-68 b, WASP-73 b and WASP-88 b, three hot Jupiters transiting evolved solar-type stars"
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=WASP-88+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/WASP-88%20b/
WASP-88 b
WASP-88 b

  • WASP-88 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-88. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2013.
  • The host star WASP-88 has apparent magnitude of 10.4, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 1.4 times more massive and 2.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6431 with its spectral types of F6
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-88 b orbits around the star WASP-88 every 5.0 days with its orbital distance of 0.06 AU ( 9620639.1 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-88 b around its host star WASP-88)


  • The Star WASP-88 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.864 AU ( 278790818.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.576 AU ( 385361767.6 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 3.925 AU ( 587206053.5 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 5.776 AU ( 864099431.6 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-88 b : 2194262.09 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-88)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-88 distance : 1.857 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-88 distance : 2.352 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-88 distance : 2.271 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-88 distance : 2.488 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-88 distance : 4.095 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-88 distance : 4.319 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-88)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-88 distance : 1.886 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-88 distance : 2.411 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-88 distance : 2.495 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-88 distance : 4.169 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-88 distance : 4.336 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-88)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-88 and its Exoplanet WASP-88 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-88 and its Exoplanet WASP-88 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star WASP-88*)
    *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