TEPCat: NGTS-6


 

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

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2019MNRAS.489.4125V  
Date of discovery paper 2019 / 4 / 17 y / m / d
Data/telescope used for discovery NGTS  
Right ascension 05 03 10.90 h m s
Declination −30 23 57.6 d m s
Right ascension (decimal) 75.79542 degrees
Declination (decimal) -30.39933 degrees
V-band apparent magnitude 14.09 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.65 mag
Transit duration 0.035
( 0.84 )
day
hour
Transit depth 2.2 %
Time of mid-transit   2457982.3784 ± 0.0003     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 0.882059 ± 0.0000008 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2019MNRAS.489.4125V  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4730 +44 −40 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.11 ± 0.09 dex
Stellar mass 0.767 ± 0.025   Msun
Stellar radius 0.754 ± 0.013 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.63 ± 0.12 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 2.767 ± 0.058
( 3.904 ± 0.082 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.01677 ± 0.00032  AU
Planetary mass 1.339 ± 0.028
( 425.65 ± 8.90 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.326 +0.097 −0.112
( 14.9 + 1.1 − 1.3 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.54 +0.11 −0.18
( 0.72 +0.15 −0.24 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1284 ± 12 K
Reference of detailed study 2019MNRAS.489.4125V  

 

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

 


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