TEPCat: Kepler-56b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-56b. 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 35 02.00 h m s
Declination +41 52 18.7 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.72 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.23 mag
Transit duration 0.550
( 13.20 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.01 %
Time of mid-transit   2454978.2556 ± 0.0057     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 10.5016 ± 0.0010 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013Sci...342..331H  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4840 ± 97 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.20 ± 0.16 dex
Stellar mass 1.32 ± 0.13   Msun
Stellar radius 4.23 ± 0.15 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 3.31 ± 0.01 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.0174 ± 0.0004
( 0.02455 ± 0.00056 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.1028 ± 0.0037  AU
Planetary mass 0.069 +0.012 −0.011
( 21.9 +3.8 −3.5 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.581 ± 0.025
( 6.51 ± 0.28 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 5.40 +0.84 −0.78
2.73 +0.06 −0.07
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.333 +0.060 −0.054
( 0.442 +0.080 −0.072 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study 2013Sci...342..331H  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Huber et al.(2013) misaligned

 

 

Kepler-56b has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2017/12/11           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)