TEPCat: Kepler-10b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-10b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2011ApJ...729...27B  
Date of discovery paper 2011 / 2 / 3 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 02 43.06 h m s
Declination +50 14 28.8 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.10 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.50 mag
Transit duration 0.07546
( 1.8110 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.15 %
Time of mid-transit   2455034.08687 ± 0.00018     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 0.8374907 ± 0.0000002 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...789..154D  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5708 ± 28 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.15 ± 0.04 dex
Stellar mass 0.910 ± 0.021   Msun
Stellar radius 1.065 ± 0.009 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.344 ± 0.004 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.757 ± 0.003
( 1.0681 ± 0.0042 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.01685 ± 0.00013  AU
Planetary mass 0.0117 ± 0.0013
( 3.72 ± 0.41 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.1311 +0.0027 −0.0018
( 1.469 +0.030 −0.020 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 15.1 +2.2 −2.3
3.18 +0.06 −0.07
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 4.87 ± 0.54
( 6.46 ± 0.72 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 2169 +96 −44 K
Reference of detailed study 2016ApJ...819...83W  

 

Kepler-10b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-10b has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2017/12/13           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)