TEPCat: WASP-16


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-16. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2009ApJ...703..752L  
Date of discovery paper 2009 / 8 / 3 y / m / d
Right ascension 14 18 43.92 h m s
Declination −20 16 31.9 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.31 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.59 mag
Transit duration 0.0800
( 1.920 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.3 %
Time of mid-transit   2454584.42898 ± 0.00038     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 3.1186068 ± 0.0000012 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013MNRAS.434.1300S  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5630 ± 70 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.07 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 0.980 ± 0.054   Msun
Stellar radius 1.087 ± 0.042 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.357 ± 0.022 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.762 ± 0.056
( 1.075 ± 0.079 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.04150 ± 0.00077  AU
Planetary mass 0.832 ± 0.038
( 264 ± 12 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.218 ± 0.040
( 13.65 ± 0.45 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 13.92 ± 0.71
3.14 ± 0.02
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.431 ± 0.033
( 0.572 ± 0.044 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1389 ± 24 K
Reference of detailed study 2013MNRAS.434.1300S  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Brown et al. (2012)   −4.2   + 11.0   - 13.9  
Albrecht et al. (2012)   11   + 26   - 19  

 

 

WASP-16 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)