TEPCat: Kepler-13


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-13. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2012A+A...541A..56M  
Date of discovery paper 2011 / 10 / 17 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 07 53.11 h m s
Declination +46 52 06.0 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 9.95 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.43 mag
Transit duration 0.1319
( 3.166 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.46 %
Time of mid-transit   2455603.448101 ± 0.000079     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 1.76358799 ± 0.00000037 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...788...92S  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 7650 ± 250 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.2 ± 0.2 dex
Stellar mass 1.72 ± 0.10   Msun
Stellar radius 1.71 ± 0.04 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.2 ± 0.5 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.38 ± 0.01
( 0.536 ± 0.014 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.04889 +0.00060 −0.00120  AU
Planetary mass 6 ± 3
( 19073 ± 9537 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.406 ± 0.038
( 15.76 ± 0.43 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 82 ± 20
3.91 ± 0.09
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 2750 ± 160 K
Reference of detailed study 2014ApJ...788...92S  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Barnes et al. (2011)   23   ±   4  
Johnson et al. (2014)   58.6   ±   2  
Masuda (2015)   58.6   ±   2  
Howarth & Morello (2017)   59.20   ±   0.05  
Herman et al. (2017)   −27.9   ±   1.1  

 

 

Kepler-13 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)