TEPCat: KELT-6


 

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

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2014AJ....147...39C  
Date of discovery paper 2013 / 8 / 13 y / m / d
Right ascension 13 03 55.65 h m s
Declination +30 38 24.3 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 10.42 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.08 mag
Transit duration 0.243
( 5.83 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.6 %
Time of mid-transit   2457124.50954 ± 0.00057     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 7.845582 ± 0.000007 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2015A+A...581L...6D  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6246 ± 88 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.22 ± 0.06 dex
Stellar mass 1.11 ± 0.06   Msun
Stellar radius 1.34 ± 0.06 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.22 ± 0.09 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.22 +0.12 −0.10  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.07939 +0.00100 −0.00099  AU
Planetary mass 0.44 ± 0.02
( 139.87 ± 6.36 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.02 ± 0.05
( 11.43 ± 0.56 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.20 ± 0.03
( 0.265 ± 0.040 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1313 +59 −38 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:2106.11331  

 

Entries in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Damasso et al. (2015)   −36   ±   11  

 

 

KELT-6 has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2021/12/02           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)