TEPCat: WASP-62


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-62. 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 48 33.59 h m s
Declination −63 59 18.3 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 10.22 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 8.94 mag
Transit duration 0.1588
( 3.811 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.4 %
Time of mid-transit   2455855.39195 ± 0.00027     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 4.411953 ± 0.000003 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2012MNRAS.426..739H  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6230 ± 80 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.04 ± 0.06 dex
Stellar mass 1.25 ± 0.05   Msun
Stellar radius 1.28 ± 0.05 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.316 ± 0.025 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.59 ± 0.06
( 0.832 ± 0.085 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.21 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0567 ± 0.0007  AU
Planetary mass 0.57 ± 0.04
( 181 ± 12 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.39 ± 0.06
( 15.58 ± 0.67 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 6.76 +0.65 −0.59
2.83 +0.04 −0.04
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.21 ± 0.03
( 0.279 ± 0.040 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1440 ± 30 K
Reference of detailed study 2012MNRAS.426..739H  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Brown et al. (2016)   19.4   + 5.1   - 4.9  

 

 

WASP-62 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)