TEPCat: WASP-168


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system WASP-168. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper arXiv:1803.02224  
Date of discovery paper 2018 / 3 / 7 y / m / d
Right ascension 06 26 58.70 h m s
Declination −46 49 17.1 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.85 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.44 mag
Transit duration 0.0797
( 1.913 )
day
hour
Transit depth 1.0 %
Time of mid-transit   2457424.5278 ± 0.0004     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 4.153658 ± 0.000003 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:1803.02224  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 6000 ± 100 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   −0.01 ± 0.09 dex
Stellar mass 1.08 ± 0.05   Msun
Stellar radius 1.12 ± 0.06 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.37 ± 0.05 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.77 ± 0.14
( 1.09 ± 0.20 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.0 +0.09 −0.0  
Orbital semimajor axis   0.0519 ± 0.0008  AU
Planetary mass 0.42 ± 0.04
( 133 ± 12 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 1.5 +0.5 −0.3
( 16.8 + 5.6 − 3.4 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity 4.0 +4.0 −2.0
2.6 +0.3 −0.3
m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 0.12 +0.10 −0.07
( 0.159 +0.133 −0.093 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature 1340 ± 40 K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:1803.02224  

 

WASP-168 does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

WASP-168 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)