TEPCat: K2-43b


This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system K2-43b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.


Discovery and basic observable quantities:
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2016ApJS..226....7C  
Date of discovery paper 2016 / 7 / 19 y / m / d
Data/telescope used for discovery K2  
Right ascension 11 16 28.11 h m s
Declination −03 58 31.6 d m s
Right ascension (decimal) 169.11713 degrees
Declination (decimal) -3.97544 degrees
V-band apparent magnitude 15.60 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.57 mag
Transit duration 0.095
( 2.28 )
Transit depth 0.6 %
Time of mid-transit   2456809.8843 ± 0.0007     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 3.471149 ± 0.000078 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2019ApJ...880L...5H  


Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 3841 +99 −50 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   dex
Stellar mass 0.571 +0.111 −0.055   Msun
Stellar radius 0.542 +0.049 −0.022 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity c.g.s.
Stellar mean density ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Planetary radius 0.402 +0.039 −0.017
( 4.51 +0.44 −0.19 )
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 939 +38 −19 K
Reference of detailed study 2019ApJ...880L...5H  


K2-43b does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.


K2-43b has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.


Page generated on 2022/12/07           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)