Planet WASP-6 b

Name WASP-6 b
Planet Status Confirmed
Discovered in 2008
Mass 0.503 ( -0.038 +0.019 ) MJ
Mass*sin(i)
Semi-Major Axis 0.0421 ( -0.0013 +0.0013 ) AU
Orbital Period 3.361006 ( -3.5e-06 +3.5e-06 ) day
Eccentricity 0.054 ( -0.015 +0.015 )
ω 1.7 ( -0.22 +0.22 ) deg
Tperi
Radius 1.224 ( -0.052 +0.051 ) RJ
Inclination 88.47 ( -0.47 +0.47 ) deg
Update 2014-05-23
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection Method
Primary transit
Secondary transit
λ
Impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitude
Geometric albedo
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Star

WASP-6
Name WASP-6
Distance 307.0 pc
Spectral type G8
Apparent magnitude V 12.4
Mass 0.888 ( -0.08 +0.08 ) MSun
Age 11.0 (± 7.0) Gyr
Effective temperature 5450.0 (± 100.0) K
Radius 0.87 ( -0.036 +0.036 ) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.2 (± 0.09)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 23:12:38.0
Dec2000 -22:40:26
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

More data

Observability Predictor

Remarks

30 Jan. 2009: The measurement of the Rossiter effect gives a sky-projected angle between the stellar spin and orbital axis Beta = 11 +14-18 deg. (Gillon et al 2009)

Other web-pages

Transit light curve

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