Planet Kepler-87 b

Name Kepler-87 b
Planet Status Confirmed
Discovered in 2013
Mass 1.02 ( -0.16 +0.16 ) MJ
Mass*sin(i)
Semi-Major Axis 0.471 (± 0.028) AU
Orbital Period 114.73709 (± 0.00026) day
Eccentricity 0.036 (± 0.009)
ω 238.6 (± 27.6) deg
Tperi
Radius 1.21 ( -0.006 +0.006 ) RJ
Inclination 89.274 (± 0.034) deg
Update 2013-10-11
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 478.1 K
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitude
Geometric albedo
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Star

Kepler-87
Name Kepler-87
Distance
Spectral type
Apparent magnitude V 15.0
Mass 1.1 (± 0.05) MSun
Age 7.5 (± 0.5) Gyr
Effective temperature 5600.0 (± 50.0) K
Radius 1.82 (± 0.04) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.17 (± 0.03)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 19:51:40.0
Dec2000 +46:57:54
Alternate Names KOI-1574
Planetary system
2 planets

More data

Observability Predictor

Remarks

Alias KOI-1574.01

Related publications

Evolutionary outcomes for pairs of planets undergoing orbital migration and circularization: second order resonances and observed period ratios in Kepler's planetary systems
2015 XIANG-GRUESS M. & PAPALOIZEAU J.
MNRAS, accepted
arxiv  

An Independent Planet Search In The Kepler Dataset. II. An extremely low-density super-Earth mass planet around Kepler-87
2014 OFIR A., DREIZLER S., ZECHMEISTER M. & HUSSER T.-O.
Astron. & Astrophys., 561, A103
paper  arxiv 

The Effect of Temperature Evolution on the Interior Structure of H2O-rich Planets
2014 ZENG L. & SASSELOV D.
ApJ, 784, 96
paper   arxiv   ADS