TEPCat: WASP-76


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-76. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2016A+A...585A.126W  
Date of discovery paper 2013 / 10 / 22 y / m / d
Right ascension 01 46 31.86 h m s
Declination +02 42 02.0 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 9.53 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 8.24 mag
Transit duration 0.1582
( 3.797 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.2 %
Time of mid-transit   2458080.62617 ± 0.00040     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 1.80988198 ± 0.00000060 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:2003.05528  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6329 ± 65 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.366 ± 0.053 dex
Stellar mass 1.458 ± 0.021   Msun
Stellar radius 1.765 ± 0.071 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.196 ± 0.106 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.268 +0.013 −0.035
( 0.378 +0.018 −0.049 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.05 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0330 ± 0.0002  AU
Planetary mass 0.894 +0.019 −0.013
( 284.19 +6.04 −4.13 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.854 +0.077 −0.076
( 20.78 + 0.86 − 0.85 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 6.4 ± 0.5
2.81 ± 0.03
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.128 ± 0.015
( 0.170 ± 0.020 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 2228 ± 122 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:2003.05528  

 

Entries in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Brown et al. (2017) misaligned
Ehrenreich et al. (2020)   61.3   + 7.6   - 5.1  

 

 

WASP-76 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)