TEPCat: K2-240b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system K2-240b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2018MNRAS.480L...1D  
Date of discovery paper 2018 / 6 / 5 y / m / d
Data/telescope used for discovery K2  
Right ascension 15 11 23.91 h m s
Declination −17 52 30.8 d m s
Right ascension (decimal) 227.84963 degrees
Declination (decimal) -17.87522 degrees
V-band apparent magnitude 13.39 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.56 mag
Transit duration 0.0897
( 2.153 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.13 %
Time of mid-transit   2457996.825 ± -1     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 6.034 ± 0.001 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2018MNRAS.480L...1D  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 3810 ± 17 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   dex
Stellar mass 0.58 ± 0.01   Msun
Stellar radius 0.54 ± 0.01 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.7 ± 0.1 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.178 +0.018 −0.009
( 2.00 +0.20 −0.10 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 586 +24 −18 K
Reference of detailed study 2018MNRAS.480L...1D  

 

K2-240b does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

K2-240b has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2022/12/01           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)