TEPCat: Kepler-51b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-51b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2013MNRAS.428.1077S  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 8 / 20 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 45 55.15 h m s
Declination +49 56 15.7 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 14.83 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 13.20 mag
Transit duration 0.2408
( 5.779 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.50 %
Time of mid-transit   2454992.10653 ± 0.00033     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 45.155314 ± 0.000019 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...783...53M  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6018 ± 107 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   dex
Stellar mass 1.04 ± 0.12   Msun
Stellar radius 0.88 ± 0.04 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.51 ± 0.30 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 1.52 +0.11 −0.09
( 2.14 +0.16 −0.13 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.04 ± 0.01  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.2514 ± 0.0097  AU
Planetary mass 0.0066 +0.0047 −0.0025
( 2.10 +1.49 −0.79 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.633 ± 0.027
( 7.10 ± 0.30 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.02 +0.02 −0.01
( 0.027 +0.027 −0.013 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 543 ± 11 K
Reference of detailed study 2014ApJ...783...53M  

 

Kepler-51b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-51b 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)