TEPCat: Kepler-159b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system Kepler-159b. 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 48 16.84 h m s
Declination +40 52 07.6 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 15.28 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.35 mag
Transit duration 0.1122
( 2.693 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.11 %
Time of mid-transit   2455011.44948 ± 0.00119     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 10.139623 ± 0.000022 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4625 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   0.04 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 0.722   Msun
Stellar radius 0.663 ± 0.034 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.653 ± 0.150 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 3.496 ± 0.401
( 4.93 ± 0.57 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.212 ± 0.016
( 2.38 ± 0.18 )
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-159b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-159b 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)