TEPCat: Kepler-66


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-66. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2013Natur.499...55M  
Date of discovery paper 2013 / 6 / 28 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 35 55.58 h m s
Declination +46 41 15.9 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 15.66 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 13.62 mag
Transit duration 0.16
( 3.8 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.09 %
Time of mid-transit   2454967.4854 ± 0.0025     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 17.815815 ± 0.000075 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013Natur.499...55M  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5962 ± 79 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.15 dex
Stellar mass 1.038 ± 0.044   Msun
Stellar radius 0.966 ± 0.042 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.484 ± 0.023 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 1.15 ± 0.15
( 1.62 ± 0.21 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.1352 ± 0.0017  AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.250 ± 0.014
( 2.80 ± 0.16 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study 2013Natur.499...55M  

 

Kepler-66 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-66 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)