TEPCat: Kepler-36b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-36b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2012Sci...337..556C  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 6 / 22 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 25 00.04 h m s
Declination +49 13 54.5 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.22 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.79 mag
Transit duration 0.281
( 6.74 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.01 %
Time of mid-transit   2454960.9753 ± 0.0057     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 13.83989 ± 0.00071 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2012Sci...337..556C  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5911 ± 66 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.20 ± 0.06 dex
Stellar mass 1.071 ± 0.043   Msun
Stellar radius 1.626 ± 0.019 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.045 ± 0.009 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.2462 ± 0.0040
( 0.3474 ± 0.0056 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.1153 ± 0.0015  AU
Planetary mass 0.0136 ± 0.0006
( 4.32 ± 0.19 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.1329 ± 0.0031
( 1.490 ± 0.035 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 18.3 +1.7 −1.3
3.26 +0.04 −0.03
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 5.62 +0.56 −0.44
( 7.45 +0.74 −0.58 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 978 ± 11 K
Reference of detailed study 2012Sci...337..556C  

 

Kepler-36b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-36b 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)