kappa And
Imaginary Picture of Star kappa And
Star Name : kappa And
Alternate Name : "HD 222439, HR 8976, HIP 116805, 19 Andromedae"
Star Distance (LY/pc): 163.0780 (LY) 50.0000 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 2.2900 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 2.8000 (Msun/observed) 2.8000 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : B9IV
Metalicity : -0.3600
Absolute Magnitude : 0.65
Apparent Magnitude : 4.14
Right Ascension(RA) : 355.10212
Declination(DEC) : 44.33390
  • This is the kappa And . The star kappa And islocated about 163.1 light-years (50.0 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star kappa And has apparent magnitude of 4.1, with absolute magnitude of 0.6.
  • It is 2.8 times more massive and 2.3 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 1127 with its spectral types of B9IV
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 1
  • Name of the 1 Planet kappa And b radius 1.200000 mass 13.000000 orbital distance 100.000000
    (Illustration of the kappa And's Planetary System)



    The Star kappa And 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.063 AU ( 9426303.7 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.087 AU ( 13029615.1 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.133 AU ( 19854249.9 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.195 AU ( 29216398.5 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star kappa And)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star kappa And distance : 0.079 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star kappa And distance : 0.100 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star kappa And distance : 0.096 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star kappa And distance : 0.103 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star kappa And distance : 0.213 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star kappa And distance : 0.226 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star kappa And)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star kappa And distance : 0.074 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star kappa And distance : 0.103 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star kappa And distance : 0.098 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star kappa And distance : 0.218 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star kappa And distance : 0.227 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star kappa And)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star kappa And )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star kappa And (zoom level 3))