TEPCat: WASP-96


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-96. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2014MNRAS.440.1982H  
Date of discovery paper 2013 / 10 / 22 y / m / d
Right ascension 00 04 11.14 h m s
Declination −47 21 38.2 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.19 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.91 mag
Transit duration 0.1011
( 2.426 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.4 %
Time of mid-transit   2456258.0621 ± 0.0002     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 3.4252602 ± 0.0000027 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014MNRAS.440.1982H  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5500 ± 150 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.14 ± 0.19 dex
Stellar mass 1.06 ± 0.09   Msun
Stellar radius 1.05 ± 0.05 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.42 ± 0.02 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.922 ± 0.073
( 1.30 ± 0.10 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.27 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0453 ± 0.0013  AU
Planetary mass 0.48 ± 0.03
( 152.59 ± 9.54 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.20 ± 0.06
( 13.45 ± 0.67 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 7.59 +0.73 −0.68
2.88 +0.04 −0.04
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.28 ± 0.04
( 0.371 ± 0.053 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1285 ± 40 K
Reference of detailed study 2014MNRAS.440.1982H  

 

WASP-96 does not have an entry in the catalogue of Rossiter-McLaughlin measurements.

 

WASP-96 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)