TEPCat: WASP-50


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-50. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2011A+A...533A..88G  
Date of discovery paper 2011 / 8 / 15 y / m / d
Right ascension 02 54 45.13 h m s
Declination −10 53 53.0 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.55 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.97 mag
Transit duration 0.0752
( 1.805 )
day
hour
Transit depth 2.0 %
Time of mid-transit   2455558.61237 ± 0.00020     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 1.9550938 ± 0.0000012 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013MNRAS.431..966T  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5518 ± 42 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.13 ± 0.04 dex
Stellar mass 0.861 ± 0.057   Msun
Stellar radius 0.855 ± 0.019 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.509 ± 0.013 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 1.376 ± 0.032
( 1.942 ± 0.045 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.02913 ± 0.00064  AU
Planetary mass 1.437 ± 0.068
( 456 ± 21 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.138 ± 0.026
( 12.76 ± 0.29 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 27.50 ± 0.64
3.439 ± 0.010
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.911 ± 0.033
( 1.208 ± 0.044 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1410 ± 26 K
Reference of detailed study 2013MNRAS.431..966T  

 

WASP-50 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

WASP-50 has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2017/12/05           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)