TEPCat: Kepler-261b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting system Kepler-261b. 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 25 27.55 h m s
Declination +37 36 33.0 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 13.80 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.58 mag
Transit duration 0.1150
( 2.760 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.08 %
Time of mid-transit   2455101.02361 ± 0.00075     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 10.381227 ± 0.000016 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5098 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   0.03 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 0.839   Msun
Stellar radius 0.794 ± 0.050 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.561 ± 0.150 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 2.366 ± 0.375
( 3.34 ± 0.53 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.194 ± 0.012
( 2.17 ± 0.13 )
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-261b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-261b 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)