TEPCat: Kepler-51c


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-51c. 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 0.1160
( 2.784 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.32 %
Time of mid-transit   2455128.3202 ± 0.0026     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 85.3139 ± 0.0017 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 0.01 +0.02 −0.01  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.384 ± 0.015  AU
Planetary mass 0.0139 ± 0.0017
( 4.42 ± 0.54 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.80 +0.25 −0.15
( 9.0 +2.8 −1.7 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.026 +0.052 −0.014
( 0.034 +0.069 −0.019 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 439 ± 9 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1910.12988  

 

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

 

Kepler-51c 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)