TEPCat: CoRoT-6


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system CoRoT-6. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2010A+A...512A..14F  
Date of discovery paper 2010 / 1 / 12 y / m / d
Data/telescope used for discovery CoRoT  
Right ascension 18 44 17.40 h m s
Declination +06 39 47.4 d m s
Right ascension (decimal) 281.07250 degrees
Declination (decimal) 6.66317 degrees
V-band apparent magnitude 13.91 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.12 mag
Transit duration 0.170
( 4.08 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.5 %
Time of mid-transit   2454826.66625 ± 0.00054     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 8.8866210 ± 0.0000063 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2021MNRAS.504.5671E  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6090 ± 70 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.20 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 1.054 ± 0.063   Msun
Stellar radius 1.043 ± 0.030 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.425 ± 0.022 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.929 ± 0.064
( 1.311 ± 0.090 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0855 ± 0.0017  AU
Planetary mass 2.96 ± 0.34
( 940 ± 108 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.185 ± 0.041
( 13.28 ± 0.46 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 52.3 ± 6.4
3.72 ± 0.05
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 1.66 ± 0.23
( 2.20 ± 0.31 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1025 ± 16 K
Reference of detailed study 2011MNRAS.417.2166S  

 

CoRoT-6 does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 


Page generated on 2024/04/19           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)