TEPCat: Kepler-162b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system Kepler-162b. 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 49 06.94 h m s
Declination +43 43 26.5 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 14.43 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.65 mag
Transit duration 0.1391
( 3.338 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.02 %
Time of mid-transit   2454967.11914 ± 0.00403     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 6.919798 ± 0.000052 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5816 ± 200 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.30 ± 0.50 dex
Stellar mass 0.912   Msun
Stellar radius 0.958 ± 0.509 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.436 ± 0.300 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 1.463 ± 0.609
( 2.06 ± 0.86 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.112 ± 0.060
( 1.26 ± 0.67 )
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-162b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-162b 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)