TEPCat: Kepler-79b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-79b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2013ApJS..208...22X  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 8 / 17 y / m / d
Right ascension 20 02 04.11 h m s
Declination +44 22 53.7 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 14.03 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.61 mag
Transit duration 0.229
( 5.50 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.067 %
Time of mid-transit   2455684.307 ± 0.002     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 13.4845 ± 0.0002 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...785...15J  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6174 +83 −117 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   dex
Stellar mass 1.165 +0.044 −0.045   Msun
Stellar radius 1.302 +0.026 −0.027 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.274 +0.012 −0.013 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.525 +0.018 −0.024
( 0.741 +0.025 −0.034 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.015 +0.012 −0.006  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.117 ± 0.002  AU
Planetary mass 0.034 +0.023 −0.019
( 10.8 +7.3 −6.0 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.310 ± 0.006
( 3.475 ± 0.067 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 1.08 +0.73 −0.59
( 1.43 +0.97 −0.78 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study 2014ApJ...785...15J  

 

Kepler-79b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-79b 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)