TEPCat: WASP-24


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-24. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2010ApJ...720..337S  
Date of discovery paper 2010 / 8 / 16 y / m / d
Right ascension 15 08 51.74 h m s
Declination +02 20 35.8 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.23 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.15 mag
Transit duration 0.11364
( 2.7274 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.1 %
Time of mid-transit   2454945.589444 ± 0.000090     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 2.341221877 ± 0.00000030 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1708.07909  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6107 ± 77 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.02 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 1.168 ± 0.075   Msun
Stellar radius 1.317 ± 0.041 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.267 ± 0.022 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.512 ± 0.034
( 0.722 ± 0.048 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.0388 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.03635 ± 0.00078  AU
Planetary mass 1.109 ± 0.054
( 352 ± 17 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.303 ± 0.047
( 14.61 ± 0.53 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 16.19 ± 0.99
3.21 ± 0.03
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.469 ± 0.042
( 0.622 ± 0.056 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1772 ± 29 K
Reference of detailed study 2014MNRAS.444..776S  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Simpson et al. (2011)   −4.7   ±   4.0  
Smith et al. (2012)   −5.8   ±   4.1  

 

 

WASP-24 has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2017/12/13           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)