TEPCat: KELT-6


 

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

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2014AJ....147...39C  
Date of discovery paper 2013 / 8 / 13 y / m / d
Right ascension 13 03 55.65 h m s
Declination +30 38 24.3 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 10.42 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.08 mag
Transit duration 0.230
( 5.52 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.7 %
Time of mid-transit   2457124.50954 ± 0.00057     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 7.845582 ± 0.000007 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2015A+A...581L...6D  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6102 ± 43 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.281 +0.039 −0.038 dex
Stellar mass 1.085 +0.043 −0.040   Msun
Stellar radius 1.580 +0.16 −0.094 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.074 +0.045 −0.070 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.274 +0.048 −0.062
( 0.387 +0.068 −0.087 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.22 +0.12 −0.10  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.07939 +0.00100 −0.00099  AU
Planetary mass 0.430 +0.045 −0.046
( 136 +14 −14 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.193 +0.13 −0.077
( 13.37 + 1.46 − 0.86 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 7.4 +1.2 −1.3
2.87 +0.07 −0.08
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.234 +0.052 −0.057
( 0.310 +0.069 −0.076 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1313 +59 −38 K
Reference of detailed study 2014AJ....147...39C  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Damasso et al. (2015)   −36   ±   11  

 

 

KELT-6 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)