Planet CoRoT-7 b

Name CoRoT-7 b
Discovered in 2009
Mass 0.0233458137998 (± 0.00380706667086) MJ
Semi-major axis 0.0172 (± 0.00029) AU
Orbital period 0.853585 (± 2.4e-05) day
Eccentricity 0.0
ω
Tperi
Radius 0.148987686658 (± 0.0080292765265) RJ
Inclination 80.1 (± 0.3) deg;
Update Nov. 5, 2013
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection method
Molecules detected
Primary transit 2454398.0767 (± 0.0015) JD
Secondary transit
Anomaly angle
impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitute
Geometric albedo
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Observability Predictor

Remarks

15 Oct 2010: Three different groups, analyzing the same data than Queloz et al (2009) find a different mass for CoRoT-7b:
- Hatzes et al. (2010): 6.9 ± 1.4 MEarth
- Pont et al. (2010): 2.8 ± 1.4 MEarth
- Ferraz-Mello et al. (2010): 9 MEarth

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Star

Name CoRoT-7
Distance 150.0 (± 20.0) pc
Spectral type K0V
Apparent magnitude V 11.7
Mass 0.93 (± 0.03) MSun
Age 1.5 ( -0.3 +0.3 ) Gyr
Effective temperature 5313.0 (± 73.0) K
Radius 0.87 (± 0.04) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.03 (± 0.07)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 06:43:49.0
Dec2000 -01:03:46
Alternate Names
Planetary system 2 planets

Remarks

Alias 2MASS 06434947-0103468
Alias GSC 4799-1733

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