TEPCat: Kepler-51b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-51b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2013MNRAS.428.1077S  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 8 / 20 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 45 55.15 h m s
Declination +49 56 15.7 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 14.83 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 13.20 mag
Transit duration 0.2408
( 5.779 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.50 %
Time of mid-transit   2454992.1105 ± 0.0005     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 45.1542 ± 0.0003 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1910.12988  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5670 ± 60 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.05 ± 0.04 dex
Stellar mass 0.985 ± 0.012   Msun
Stellar radius 0.881 ± 0.011 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.7 ± 0.1 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 1.44 ± 0.06
( 2.032 ± 0.085 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.03 ± 0.01  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.2514 ± 0.0097  AU
Planetary mass 0.0116 +0.0059 −0.0050
( 3.7 +1.9 −1.6 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.615 ± 0.012
( 6.89 ± 0.13 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.048 ± 0.018
( 0.064 ± 0.024 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 543 ± 11 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1910.12988  

 

Kepler-51b does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

Kepler-51b 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)