TEPCat: WASP-61


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-61. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2012MNRAS.426..739H  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 4 / 24 y / m / d
Right ascension 05 01 11.91 h m s
Declination −26 03 14.9 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.50 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.01 mag
Transit duration 0.1642
( 3.941 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.0 %
Time of mid-transit   2456075.4585 ± 0.0005     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 3.855898 ± 0.000003 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2017MNRAS.464..810B  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6250 ± 150 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.10 ± 0.12 dex
Stellar mass 1.27 ± 0.06   Msun
Stellar radius 1.39 ± 0.03 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.256 +0.009 −0.013 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.476 +0.007 −0.020
( 0.6716 +0.0099 −0.0282 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.26 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0521 ± 0.0008  AU
Planetary mass 2.06 ± 0.16
( 654 ± 50 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.22 ± 0.03
( 13.67 ± 0.34 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 32.3 +2.3 −2.6
3.51 +0.03 −0.04
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 1.17 +0.09 −0.10
( 1.55 +0.12 −0.13 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1624 +21 −15 K
Reference of detailed study 2017MNRAS.464..810B  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Brown et al. (2016)   4.0   + 17.1   - 18.4  

 

 

WASP-61 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)