TEPCat: Kepler-406b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-406b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2014ApJS..210...20M  
Date of discovery paper 2014 / 1 / 20 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 27 23.53 h m s
Declination +44 58 05.6 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.67 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.97 mag
Transit duration 0.110
( 2.64 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.018 %
Time of mid-transit   2455070.4543 ± 0.0008     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 2.426308 ± 0.000006 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013ApJS..204...24B  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5538 ± 74 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.18 ± 0.07 dex
Stellar mass 1.07 ± 0.06   Msun
Stellar radius 1.07 ± 0.02 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.409 ± 0.02 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.79 ± 0.01
( 1.115 ± 0.014 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass 0.020 ± 0.004
( 6.4 ± 1.3 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.128 ± 0.003
( 1.435 ± 0.034 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 8.91 ± 2.04
( 11.8 ± 2.7 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study 2014ApJS..210...20M  

 

Kepler-406b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-406b 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)