TEPCat: Kepler-26b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-26b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2012MNRAS.421.2342S  
Date of discovery paper 2012 / 1 / 27 y / m / d
Data/telescope used for discovery Kepler  
Right ascension 18 59 45.83 h m s
Declination +46 33 59.5 d m s
Right ascension (decimal) 284.94096 degrees
Declination (decimal) 46.56653 degrees
V-band apparent magnitude 16.00 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 12.63 mag
Transit duration 0.1159
( 2.782 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.28 %
Time of mid-transit   2455003.39854 ± 0.00061     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 12.282972 ± 0.000013 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   2014ApJ...784...45R  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4124 ± 68 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.015 ± 0.004 dex
Stellar mass 0.593 ± 0.016   Msun
Stellar radius 0.595 ± 0.026 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 2.75 ± 0.35
( 3.88 ± 0.49 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.021 +0.021 −0.013  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0855 ± 0.0039  AU
Planetary mass 0.0153 +0.0014 −0.0013
( 4.86 +0.45 −0.41 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.2873 ± 0.0134
( 3.22 ± 0.15 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.95 +0.16 −0.14
( 1.26 +0.21 −0.19 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:2207.07456  

 

Kepler-26b does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

Kepler-26b 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)