TEPCat: WASP-76


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-76. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2016A+A...585A.126W  
Date of discovery paper 2013 / 10 / 22 y / m / d
Right ascension 01 46 31.86 h m s
Declination +02 42 02.0 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 9.53 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 8.24 mag
Transit duration 0.1539
( 3.694 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.4 %
Time of mid-transit   2456107.85507 ± 0.00034     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 1.809886 ± 0.000001 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2016A+A...585A.126W  

 

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])   +0.23 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 1.46 ± 0.07   Msun
Stellar radius 1.73 ± 0.04 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.128 ± 0.015 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.186 +0.008 −0.018
( 0.262 +0.011 −0.025 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.05 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0330 ± 0.0005  AU
Planetary mass 0.92 ± 0.03
( 292.46 ± 9.54 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.83 +0.06 −0.04
( 20.51 + 0.67 − 0.45 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 6.31 ± 0.29
2.80 ± 0.02
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.151 ± 0.010
( 0.200 ± 0.013 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 2160 ± 40 K
Reference of detailed study 2016A+A...585A.126W  

 

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

 

 

WASP-76 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)