TEPCat: Kepler-259b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system Kepler-259b. 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 12 50.87 h m s
Declination +46 36 54.0 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 15.37 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 13.55 mag
Transit duration 0.1231
( 2.954 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.08 %
Time of mid-transit   2455007.51955 ± 0.00159     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 8.115317 ± 0.000022 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5938 ± 200 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.17 ± 0.50 dex
Stellar mass 1.000   Msun
Stellar radius 0.898 ± 0.435 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.532 ± 0.300 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 1.949 ± 0.598
( 2.75 ± 0.84 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.250 ± 0.122
( 2.8 ± 1.4 )
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-259b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-259b has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2017/12/11           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)