TEPCat: WASP-72


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-72. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2013A+A...552A..82G  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 10 / 7 y / m / d
Right ascension 02 44 09.60 h m s
Declination −30 10 09.1 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 10.87 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.62 mag
Transit duration 0.1558
( 3.739 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.4 %
Time of mid-transit   2455583.6529 ± 0.0021     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 2.2167421 ± 0.0000081 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2013A+A...552A..82G  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6250 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.06 ± 0.09 dex
Stellar mass 1.386 ± 0.055   Msun
Stellar radius 1.98 ± 0.24 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 3.99 +0.10 −0.11 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.177 +0.073 −0.048
( 0.250 +0.103 −0.068 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.079 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.03708 ± 0.00050  AU
Planetary mass 1.461 +0.059 −0.056
( 464 +18 −17 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.27 ± 0.20
( 14.2 ± 2.2 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 22.9 +7.3 −5.5
3.4 +0.1 −0.1
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.72 +0.43 −0.25
( 0.96 +0.57 −0.33 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 2210 +120 −130 K
Reference of detailed study 2013A+A...552A..82G  

 

WASP-72 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

WASP-72 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)