TEPCat: Kepler-26b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-26b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2012MNRAS.421.2342S  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 1 / 27 y / m / d
Right ascension 18 59 45.83 h m s
Declination +46 33 59.5 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 16.00 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.63 mag
Transit duration 0.1159
( 2.782 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.28 %
Time of mid-transit   2455003.39854 ± 0.00061     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 12.282972 ± 0.000013 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 3914 ± 119 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.015 ± 0.004 dex
Stellar mass 0.544 ± 0.025   Msun
Stellar radius 0.512 ± 0.017 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity c.g.s.
Stellar mean density ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0855 ± 0.0039  AU
Planetary mass 0.0161 ± 0.0020
( 5.12 ± 0.64 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.248 ± 0.010
( 2.78 ± 0.11 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.95 +0.16 −0.14
( 1.26 +0.21 −0.19 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study 2016ApJ...820...39J  

 

Kepler-26b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-26b 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)