TEPCat: Kepler-55b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system Kepler-55b. 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 00 40.40 h m s
Declination +44 01 35.3 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 16.16 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 13.28 mag
Transit duration 0.1506
( 3.614 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.13 %
Time of mid-transit   2455011.75691 ± 0.00309     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 27.953314 ± 0.000176 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4503 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.04 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 0.676   Msun
Stellar radius 0.619 ± 0.028 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.684 ± 0.150 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 4.019 ± 0.395
( 5.67 ± 0.56 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass 0.0 +1.49 −0.0
( 0 +473 −0 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.193 ± 0.011
( 2.16 ± 0.12 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study 2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Kepler-55b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-55b 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)