Imaginary Picture of WASP-96 b

Display orbital revolution of WASP-96 b around the hoststar WASP-96
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-96 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.2000 (Rjup) 13.4508 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.4800 (Mjup) 152.6102 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0453 (AU) 0.0453 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0094
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 3.43 (Days Obs.) 3.42 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.8435
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 620620.4 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1252.7 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1176.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 951.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1489.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1399.0 (K)
Size Class: 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-96
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 8.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5540 (K)
Spectral type : G8
UV portion[%]: 7.0
Visible portion[%]: 43.5
IR portion[%]: 49.4
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 12.2
Right Ascension(RA) 1.0463
Declination (DEC) -47.3606
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Coel Hellier, D.R. Anderson, A. Collier Cameron, L. Delrez, M. Gillon, E. Jehin, M. Lendl, P.F.L. Maxted, F. Pepe, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. Segransan, B. Smalley, A.M.S. Smith, J. Southworth, A.H.M.J. Triaud, S. Udry, R.G. West"
Discovery Paper - Title "Transiting hot Jupiters from WASP-South, Euler and TRAPPIST: WASP-95b to WASP-101b"
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=WASP-96+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/WASP-96%20b/
WASP-96 b
WASP-96 b

  • WASP-96 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-96. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2013.
  • The host star WASP-96 has apparent magnitude of 12.2, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5540 with its spectral types of G8
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-96 b orbits around the star WASP-96 every 3.4 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 6776783.5 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-96 b around its host star WASP-96)


  • The Star WASP-96 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.698 AU ( 104440018.7 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.965 AU ( 144363399.3 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.470 AU ( 219977873.0 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.164 AU ( 323707076.7 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-96 b : 620620.42 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-96)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-96 distance : 0.734 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-96 distance : 0.929 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-96 distance : 0.897 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-96 distance : 0.984 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-96 distance : 1.652 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-96 distance : 1.743 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-96)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-96 distance : 0.732 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-96 distance : 0.956 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-96 distance : 0.968 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-96 distance : 1.681 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-96 distance : 1.748 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-96)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-96 and its Exoplanet WASP-96 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-96 and its Exoplanet WASP-96 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star WASP-96*)
    *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