TEPCat: Kepler-126b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system Kepler-126b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2014ApJ...784...45R  
Date of discovery paper 2014 / 3 / 20 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 17 23.36 h m s
Declination +44 12 30.6 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 10.66 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.34 mag
Transit duration 0.2006
( 4.814 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.01 %
Time of mid-transit   2455005.78966 ± 0.00165     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 10.495711 ± 0.000028 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6239 ± 94 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.14 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 1.180   Msun
Stellar radius 1.358 ± 0.024 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.247 ± 0.036 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.665 ± 0.005
( 0.9383 ± 0.0071 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.136 ± 0.009
( 1.52 ± 0.10 )
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-126b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-126b 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)