TEPCat: Kepler-242b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system Kepler-242b. 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 06 15.77 h m s
Declination +41 48 30.2 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 15.64 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 13.23 mag
Transit duration 0.1142
( 2.741 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.10 %
Time of mid-transit   2455002.69117 ± 0.00139     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 8.203950 ± 0.000020 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5020 ± 200 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   0.10 ± 0.50 dex
Stellar mass 0.816   Msun
Stellar radius 0.850 ± 0.522 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.492 ± 0.300 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 1.875 ± 1.080
( 2.6 ± 1.5 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.233 ± 0.143
( 2.6 ± 1.6 )
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-242b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-242b 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)