TEPCat: Kepler-436b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-436b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2015ApJ...800...99T  
Date of discovery paper 2015 / 1 / 7 y / m / d
Right ascension 20 06 52.98 h m s
Declination +44 24 43.4 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 16.24 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 13.33 mag
Transit duration 0.195
( 4.68 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.11 %
Time of mid-transit   2455477.6307 ± 0.0042     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 64.00205 ± 0.00072 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2015ApJ...800...99T  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4651 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.01 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 0.729 +0.033 −0.029   Msun
Stellar radius 0.697 +0.028 −0.023 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.619 +0.015 −0.028 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 2.15 +0.17 −0.18
( 3.03 +0.24 −0.25 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.19 +0.13 −0.11  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.339 +0.134 −0.053  AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.244 ± 0.021
( 2.73 ± 0.24 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study 2015ApJ...800...99T  

 

Kepler-436b does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

Kepler-436b 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)