TEPCat: WASP-60


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-60. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2013A+A...549A.134H  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 11 / 6 y / m / d
Right ascension 23 46 39.98 h m s
Declination +31 09 21.4 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.18 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.59 mag
Transit duration 0.139
( 3.34 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.9 %
Time of mid-transit   2456952.43264 ± 0.00017     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 4.3050040 ± 0.0000059 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2018A+A...613A..41M  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6105 ± 50 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.26 ± 0.07 dex
Stellar mass 1.229 ± 0.031   Msun
Stellar radius 1.401 ± 0.066 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.235 ± 0.041 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.447 ± 0.063
( 0.631 ± 0.089 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.05544 ± 0.00046  AU
Planetary mass 0.560 ± 0.036
( 178 ± 11 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.225 ± 0.069
( 13.73 ± 0.77 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 9.2 ± 1.5
2.96 ± 0.07
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.285 ± 0.052
( 0.378 ± 0.069 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1479 ± 35 K
Reference of detailed study 2018A+A...613A..41M  

 

Entries in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Mancini et al. (2018)   −129   ±   17  

 

 

WASP-60 has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2018/12/06           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)