Imaginary Picture of Wolf 1061 c
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Exoplanet Name : Wolf 1061 c
Alternate Name : GJ 628 c
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1235 (Rjup) 1.3846 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0107 (Mjup) 3.4019 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0890 (AU) 0.0890 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.1100
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0489
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 17.87 (Days Obs.) 19.40 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1820.2 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 291.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 273.8 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 221.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 346.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 325.6 (K)
Size Class: super-Earth-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Radial Velocity
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection :
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Habitable
Star Name : Wolf 1061
Alternate Name : GJ 628
Star Distance(LY) : 14.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.3 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.2 (Msun Measured) 0.3 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 3342 (K)
Spectral type : M3V
Metalicity : -0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 11.9
Apparent Magnitude: 10.1
Right Ascension(RA) 247.5752
Declination (DEC) -12.6626
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 05635-00564
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Maldonado,.; Affer,.; Micela,.; Scandariato,.; Damasso,.; Stelzer,.; Barbieri,.; Bedin,..; Biazzo,.; Bignamini,.; Borsa,.; Claudi,..; Covino,.; Desidera,.; Esposito,.; Gratton,.; Gonz_lezern_ndez,..; Lanza,..; Maggio,.; Molinari,.; Pagano,.; Perger,.; Pillitteri,.; Piotto,.; Poretti,.; Prisinzano,.; Rebolo,.; Ribas,.; Shkolnik,.; Southworth,.; Sozzetti,.; Su_rezascare_o,."
Discovery Paper - Title Stellar parameters of early-M dwarfs from ratios of spectral features at optical wavelengths
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Wolf+1061+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Wolf%201061%20c/
Wolf 1061 c
Wolf 1061 c

  • Wolf 1061 c is an exoplanet orbiting the star Wolf 1061, located about 14.0 light-years ( 4.3 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2015.
  • The host star Wolf 1061 has apparent magnitude of 10.1, with absolute magnitude of 11.9.
  • It is 0.2 times more massive and 0.3 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 3342 with its spectral types of M3V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Wolf 1061 c orbits around the star Wolf 1061 every 17.9 days with its orbital distance of 0.09 AU ( 13314210.5 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Wolf 1061 c around its host star Wolf 1061)


  • The Star Wolf 1061 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.074 AU ( 11112438.7 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.103 AU ( 15360294.3 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.156 AU ( 23405689.3 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.230 AU ( 34442497.2 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Wolf 1061 c : 1820.23 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Wolf 1061)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.084 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.106 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.103 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.113 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.209 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.220 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Wolf 1061)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.084 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.110 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.110 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.212 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Wolf 1061 distance : 0.220 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Wolf 1061)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Wolf 1061 and its Exoplanet Wolf 1061 c)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Wolf 1061 and its Exoplanet Wolf 1061 c (zoom level 3))