TEPCat: NGTS-6


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system NGTS-6. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper arXiv:1904.07997  
Date of discovery paper 2019 / 4 / 17 y / m / d
Right ascension 05 03 10.90 h m s
Declination −30 23 57.6 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 14.09 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 11.65 mag
Transit duration 0.035
( 0.84 )
day
hour
Transit depth 2.2 %
Time of mid-transit   2457982.3785 ± 0.0003     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 0.882058 ± 0.000001 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1904.07997  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 4410 ± 70 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.11 ± 0.09 dex
Stellar mass 0.788 ± 0.016   Msun
Stellar radius 0.656 +0.028 −0.026 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.63 ± 0.12 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 2.79 ± 0.058
( 3.937 ± 0.082 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.01662  AU
Planetary mass 1.330 +0.024 −0.028
( 422.79 +7.63 −8.90 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.27 +0.20 −0.19
( 14.2 + 2.2 − 2.1 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.61 +0.38 −0.21
( 0.81 +0.50 −0.28 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1904.07997  

 

NGTS-6 does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

NGTS-6 has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2019/07/16           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)