TEPCat: Kepler-43


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-43. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2012A+A...538A..96B  
Date of discovery paper 2011 / 10 / 25 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 00 57.81 h m s
Declination +46 40 05.6 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 14.07 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.55 mag
Transit duration 0.1208
( 2.899 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.8 %
Time of mid-transit   2455095.45227 ± 0.00005     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 3.02409309 ± 0.00000020 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2015A+A...575A..85B  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6041 ± 143 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.33 ± 0.11 dex
Stellar mass 1.24 ± 0.11   Msun
Stellar radius 1.332 ± 0.046 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.281 ± 0.017 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.523 ± 0.022
( 0.738 ± 0.031 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0440 ± 0.0013  AU
Planetary mass 3.09 ± 0.21
( 982 ± 66 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.115 ± 0.041
( 12.50 ± 0.46 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 61.6 ± 3.3
3.79 ± 0.02
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 2.09 ± 0.16
( 2.77 ± 0.21 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1603 ± 39 K
Reference of detailed study 2015A+A...575A..85B  

 

Kepler-43 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-43 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)