TEPCat: Kepler-6


 

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

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2010ApJ...713L.136D  
Date of discovery paper 2010 / 1 / 5 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 47 20.94 h m s
Declination +48 14 23.8 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 13.46 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.63 mag
Transit duration 0.1502
( 3.605 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.3 %
Time of mid-transit   2455003.006282 ± 0.000029     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 3.23469940 ± 0.00000035 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013A+A...560A.112M  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5647 ± 50 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.34 ± 0.05 dex
Stellar mass 1.114 +0.158 −0.073   Msun
Stellar radius 1.261 +0.061 −0.028 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.284 +0.018 −0.012 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.5555 +0.0076 −0.0209
( 0.784 +0.011 −0.029 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.04438 +0.00197 −0.00096  AU
Planetary mass 0.633 +0.061 −0.034
( 201 +19 −10 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.169 +0.056 −0.026
( 13.10 + 0.63 − 0.29 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 11.48 +0.39 −0.54
3.06 +0.01 −0.02
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.370 +0.015 −0.026
( 0.491 +0.020 −0.034 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1451 +15 −13 K
Reference of detailed study 2011MNRAS.417.2166S  

 

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

 

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

 


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