TEPCat: WASP-76


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-76. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2016A+A...585A.126W  
Date of discovery paper 2013 / 10 / 22 y / m / d
Right ascension 01 46 31.86 h m s
Declination +02 42 02.0 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 9.53 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 8.24 mag
Transit duration 0.15818
( 3.7963 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.2 %
Time of mid-transit   2458080.62487 ± 0.00018     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 1.80988145 ± 0.00000024 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1902.00001  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6250 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.23 ± 0.10 dex
Stellar mass 2.02 +0.15 −0.14   Msun
Stellar radius 1.968 +0.036 −0.034 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.279 +0.004 −0.022
( 0.3937 +0.0056 −0.0310 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.05 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.03675 +0.00098 −0.00084  AU
Planetary mass 0.92 ± 0.03
( 292.46 ± 9.54 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 2.078 +0.036 −0.044
( 23.29 + 0.40 − 0.49 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 2160 ± 40 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1902.00001  

 

Entries in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements:
 
Reference λ (degrees)
Brown et al. (2017) misaligned

 

 

WASP-76 has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2019/07/02           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)