TEPCat: Kepler-9b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-9b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2010Sci...330...51H  
Date of discovery paper 2010 / 8 / 27 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 02 17.76 h m s
Declination +38 24 03.2 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 13.93 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.34 mag
Transit duration 0.15927
( 3.8225 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.55 %
Time of mid-transit   2455439.51991 ± 0.0015     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 19.2471658 ± 0.0000035 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1403.1372  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5777 ± 61 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.12 ± 0.04 dex
Stellar mass 1.05 ± 0.03   Msun
Stellar radius 1.23 ± 0.01 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity c.g.s.
Stellar mean density ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0626 ± 0.0010  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.143 ± 0.001  AU
Planetary mass 0.142 ± 0.005
( 45.1 ± 1.6 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.990 ± 0.009
( 11.10 ± 0.10 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.14 ± 0.01
( 0.186 ± 0.013 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1403.1372  

 

Kepler-9b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-9b 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)