TEPCat: K2-6b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system K2-6b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2015ApJ...809...25M  
Date of discovery paper 2015 / 3 / 27 y / m / d
Right ascension 11 52 46.14 h m s
Declination −01 11 54.5 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.65 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.06 mag
Transit duration 0.0
( 0. )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.07 %
Time of mid-transit   2456827.50440 ± 0.00560     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 30.93716 ± 0.00428 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2015ApJ...809...25M  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5850 +79 −98 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.14 +0.17 −0.20 dex
Stellar mass 0.97 ± 0.07   Msun
Stellar radius 0.96 +0.14 −0.09 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity c.g.s.
Stellar mean density ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.1898 ± 0.0056  AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.223 ± 0.078
( 2.50 ± 0.87 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 615 ± 105 K
Reference of detailed study 2015ApJ...809...25M  

 

K2-6b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

K2-6b has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2017/12/15           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)