TEPCat: WASP-5


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-5. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2008MNRAS.387L...4A  
Date of discovery paper 2007 / 12 / 14 y / m / d
Right ascension 23 57 23.74 h m s
Declination −41 16 37.5 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.14 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.60 mag
Transit duration 0.0988
( 2.371 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.4 %
Time of mid-transit   2456446.98868 ± 0.00017     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 1.62842953 ± 0.00000052 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2015MNRAS.450.3101B  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5770 ± 65 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.09 ± 0.09 dex
Stellar mass 1.033 ± 0.049   Msun
Stellar radius 1.088 ± 0.040 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.379 ± 0.030 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.801 ± 0.080
( 1.13 ± 0.11 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.02740 ± 0.00044  AU
Planetary mass 1.595 ± 0.052
( 507 ± 16 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.175 ± 0.055
( 13.17 ± 0.62 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 28.6 ± 2.6
3.46 ± 0.04
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.92 ± 0.12
( 1.22 ± 0.16 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1753 ± 35 K
Reference of detailed study 2012MNRAS.426.1291S  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Triaud et al. (2010)   12.1   + 8.0   - 10.0  

 

 

WASP-5 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)