TEPCat: WASP-63


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-63. 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 06 17 20.74 h m s
Declination −38 19 23.8 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.16 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.39 mag
Transit duration 0.2225
( 5.340 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.7 %
Time of mid-transit   2455921.6527 ± 0.0005     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 4.378090 ± 0.000006 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2012MNRAS.426..739H  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5715 ± 60 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.28 ± 0.05 dex
Stellar mass 1.32 ± 0.05   Msun
Stellar radius 1.88 +0.10 −0.06 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.01 +0.02 −0.04 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.198 +0.017 −0.025
( 0.279 +0.024 −0.035 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.22 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0574 ± 0.0007  AU
Planetary mass 0.38 ± 0.03
( 120.80 ± 9.54 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.43 +0.10 −0.06
( 16.03 + 1.12 − 0.67 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 4.17 +0.51 −0.45
2.62 +0.05 −0.05
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.13 ± 0.02
( 0.172 ± 0.027 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1540 ± 40 K
Reference of detailed study 2012MNRAS.426..739H  

 

WASP-63 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

WASP-63 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)