TEPCat: WASP-116


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-116. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper arXiv:1412.7761  
Date of discovery paper 2019 / 2 / 11 y / m / d
Right ascension 02 20 51.75 h m s
Declination −01 49 33.7 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 12.39 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.02 mag
Transit duration 0.243
( 5.83 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.8 %
Time of mid-transit   2456602.8535 ± 0.0034     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 6.61321 ± 0.00002 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1412.7761  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 5950 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.28 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 1.18 ± 0.05   Msun
Stellar radius 1.68 ± 0.07 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.074 ± 0.003 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.25 ± 0.02
( 0.353 ± 0.028 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0730 ± 0.0011  AU
Planetary mass 0.59 ± 0.05
( 187 ± 15 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.43 ± 0.07
( 16.03 ± 0.78 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 18.5 +2.3 −2.0
3.27 +0.05 −0.05
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.213
( 0.28
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1400 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1412.7761  

 

WASP-116 does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

WASP-116 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)