TEPCat: WASP-66


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-66. 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 10 32 54.00 h m s
Declination −34 59 23.3 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.61 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.45 mag
Transit duration 0.1876
( 4.502 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.7 %
Time of mid-transit   2455929.09615 ± 0.00035     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 4.086052 ± 0.000007 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2012MNRAS.426..739H  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6600 ± 150 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.31 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 1.30 ± 0.07   Msun
Stellar radius 1.75 ± 0.09 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.06 ± 0.04 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.242 +0.036 −0.028
( 0.341 +0.051 −0.040 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.11 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0546 ± 0.0009  AU
Planetary mass 2.32 ± 0.13
( 737 ± 41 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.39 ± 0.09
( 15.6 ± 1.0 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 27.5 +3.4 −3.0
3.44 +0.05 −0.05
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.86 +0.17 −0.13
( 1.14 +0.23 −0.17 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1790 ± 60 K
Reference of detailed study 2012MNRAS.426..739H  

 

Entries in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Addison et al. (2016)   −4   ±   22  

 

 

WASP-66 has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


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