TEPCat: NGTS-16


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system NGTS-16. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper arXiv:2103.10302  
Date of discovery paper 2021 / 3 / 19 y / m / d
Right ascension 03 53 03.34 h m s
Declination −30 48 16.7 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 14.36 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.65 mag
Transit duration 0.1275
( 3.060 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.9 %
Time of mid-transit   2458435.6054 ± 0.0013     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 4.84532 ± 0.00002 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:2103.10302  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5550 ± 150 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.35 ± 0.1 dex
Stellar mass 1.002 ± 0.031   Msun
Stellar radius 1.21 ± 0.10 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.35 +0.18 −0.16 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0523 ± 0.0064  AU
Planetary mass 0.67 +0.16 −0.13
( 212 +50 −41 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.30 +0.13 −0.12
( 14.6 + 1.5 − 1.3 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.29 +0.14 −0.09
( 0.38 +0.19 −0.12 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1177 ± 59 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:2103.10302  

 

NGTS-16 does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

NGTS-16 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)