TEPCat: Kepler-462b


 

This page summarises the information held within TEPCat for the transiting planetary system Kepler-462b. Please see here for descriptions of the quantities given below.

 

Discovery and basic observable quantities:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Reference of discovery paper 2015ApJ...814...67A  
Date of discovery paper 2015 / 11 / 4 y / m / d
Right ascension 19 59 17.08 h m s
Declination +43 48 51.4 d m s
V-band apparent magnitude 11.63 mag
K-band apparent magnitude 10.85 mag
Transit duration 0.4
( 10. )
day
hour
Transit depth 0.03 %
Time of mid-transit   2454983.573 ± 0.002     HJD or BJD
Orbital period 84.6866 ± 0.0009 days
Reference for orbital ephemeris   arXiv:2009.06850  

 

Physical properties from the most recent detailed study:
 
Quantity Value Unit
Stellar effective temperature 7500 ± 300 K
Stellar metal abundance ([Fe/H] or [M/H])   +0.05 ± 0.11 dex
Stellar mass 1.59 ± 0.08   Msun
Stellar radius 1.62 ± 0.04 Rsun
Stellar logarithmic surface gravity 4.22 ± 0.04 c.g.s.
Stellar mean density 0.38 ± 0.04
( 0.536 ± 0.056 )
ρsun
g cm-3
Orbital eccentricity 0.042 +0.046 −0.008  
Orbital semimajor axis     AU
Planetary mass 0.17 +0.33 −0.08
( 54 +104 −25 )
Mjup
Mearth
Planetary radius 0.27 +0.02 −0.01
( 3.03 +0.22 −0.11 )
Rjup
Rearth
Planetary surface gravity m/s2
log(cgs)
Planetary mean density 7 +17 −4
( 9.3 +22.6 − 5.3 )
ρjup
g cm-3
Planetary equilibrium temperature K
Reference of detailed study arXiv:2009.06850  

 

Kepler-462b does not have an entry in the catalogue of orbital obliquity measurements.

 

Kepler-462b has not been analysed as part of the Homogeneous Studies of Transiting Extrasolar Planets project.

 


Page generated on 2021/01/04           John Southworth   (Keele University, UK)