TEPCat: Kepler-26c


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-26c. 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 0.0923
( 2.215 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.19 %
Time of mid-transit   2454982.88636 ± 0.00109     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 17.251204 ± 0.000034 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 0.013 +0.013 −0.010  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.1073 ± 0.0049  AU
Planetary mass 0.0235 ± 0.0015
( 7.47 ± 0.48 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.2775 ± 0.0125
( 3.11 ± 0.14 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 1.21 +0.20 −0.17
( 1.61 +0.27 −0.23 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:2207.07456  

 

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

 

Kepler-26c 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)