TEPCat: WASP-161


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-161. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper arXiv:1807.06548  
Date of discovery paper 2018 / 7 / 18 y / m / d
Right ascension 08 25 21.09 h m s
Declination −11 30 03.6 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.09 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 9.84 mag
Transit duration 0.2137
( 5.129 )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.6 %
Time of mid-transit   2457416.5289 ± 0.0011     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 5.4060425 ± 0.0000048 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1807.06548  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6406 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.16 ± 0.09 dex
Stellar mass 1.39 ± 0.14   Msun
Stellar radius 1.712 +0.083 −0.072 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.111 +0.023 −0.033 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.282 +0.013 −0.027
( 0.398 +0.018 −0.038 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0673 ± 0.0023  AU
Planetary mass 2.49 ± 0.021
( 791.55 ± 6.68 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.143 +0.065 −0.058
( 12.81 + 0.73 − 0.65 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 49 +66 −30
3.7 +0.4 −0.4
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 1.66 ± 0.22
( 2.20 ± 0.29 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1557 +34 −29 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1807.06548  

 

WASP-161 does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

WASP-161 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)