TEPCat: Kepler-15


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-15. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2011ApJS..197...13E  
Date of discovery paper 2011 / 7 / 14 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 44 48.14 h m s
Declination +49 08 24.5 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 13.91 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.22 mag
Transit duration 0.15
( 3.6 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.2 %
Time of mid-transit   2455097.841168 ± 0.000060     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 4.9427809 ± 0.0000014 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013A+A...560A.112M  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5595 ± 120 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.36 ± 0.07 dex
Stellar mass 1.08 ± 0.13   Msun
Stellar radius 1.253 ± 0.051 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.275 ± 0.018 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.548 ± 0.008
( 0.773 ± 0.011 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0583 ± 0.0023  AU
Planetary mass 0.696 ± 0.099
( 221 ± 31 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.289 ± 0.054
( 14.45 ± 0.61 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 10.4 ± 1.1
3.02 ± 0.04
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.304 ± 0.036
( 0.403 ± 0.048 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1251 ± 27 K
Reference of detailed study 2012MNRAS.426.1291S  

 

Kepler-15 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-15 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)