TEPCat: WASP-59


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-59. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2013A+A...549A.134H  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 11 / 6 y / m / d
Right ascension 23 18 29.54 h m s
Declination +24 53 21.4 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 13.00 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.72 mag
Transit duration 0.102
( 2.45 )
day
hour
Transit depth 2.0 %
Time of mid-transit   2455830.95559 ± 0.00053     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 7.919585 ± 0.000010 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013A+A...549A.134H  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4650 ± 150 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.15 ± 0.11 dex
Stellar mass 0.719 ± 0.035   Msun
Stellar radius 0.613 ± 0.044 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.72 ± 0.06 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 3.11 ± 0.64
( 4.39 ± 0.90 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.100 ± 0.042  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0697 ± 0.0011  AU
Planetary mass 0.863 ± 0.045
( 274 ± 14 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.775 ± 0.068
( 8.69 ± 0.76 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 33.1 +6.7 −5.6
3.52 +0.08 −0.08
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 1.8 ± 0.5
( 2.39 ± 0.66 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 670 ± 35 K
Reference of detailed study 2013A+A...549A.134H  

 

WASP-59 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

WASP-59 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)