Planet LKCA 15 b

Name LKCA 15 b
Discovered in 2011
Mass 6.0 (± 1.0) MJ
Mass*sin(i)
Semi-Major Axis 15.7 (± 2.1) AU
Orbital Period 40000.0 (± 0.0) JD
Eccentricity
ω
Tperi
Radius
Inclination
Update 2015-09-09
Detection Method Imaging
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection Method
Molecules
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

LKCA 15
Name LKCA 15
Distance 145.0 (± 15.0) pc
Spectral type K5V
Apparent magnitude V 11.91
Mass 0.97 (± 0.03) MSun
Age 0.002 Gyr
Effective temperature
Radius
Metallicity [Fe/H]
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 04:39:18.0
Dec2000 +22:21:03
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

More data

Observability Predictor

Remarks

19 Oct 2011: "... additional planets or an eccentric orbit are likely required." (Kraus & Ireland 2011).

Related publications

Resolving the planet-hosting inner regions of the LkCa 15 disk
2016 THALMANN, C., JANSON, M., GARUFI, A. & 27 additional authors
ApJL, 828, L17
arxiv  paper   ADS  

Imaging protoplanets: observing transition disks with non-redundant masking
2016 SALLUM S., EISNER J., CLOSE L., HINZ Ph., FOLLETTE K. et al.
SPIE conference proceeding, 9907, 99070D
arxiv  

An Unbiased 1.3 mm Emission Line Survey of the Protoplanetary Disk Orbiting LkCa 15
2015 PUNZI K., HILY-BLANT P., KASTNAR J., SACCO G.-G. a FORVEILLE Th.
ApJ, accepted
arxiv  

Accreting protoplanets in the LkCa 15 transition disk
2015 SALLUM S., FOLLETTE K., EISNER J., CLOSE L., HINZ Ph. et al.
Nature, 527, 342
paper  arxiv   ADS

Optical imaging polarimetry of the LkCa 15 protoplanetary disk with SPHERE ZIMPOL
2015 THALMANN Ch., MULDERS G., JANSON M., OLOFSSON J., BENISTY M. et al.
ApJ, accepted
arxiv  

Spectro-astrometry of LkCa 15 with X-Shooter: Searching for emission from LkCa 15b
2015 WHELAN E., HUELAMO N., ALCALA J., LILLO-BOX J., BOUY H. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., in press
paper  arxiv  ADS  

Searching for circumplanetary disks around LkCa 15
2014 ISELLA A., CHANDLER C., CARPENTER J., PEREZ L. & RICCI L.
ApJ, 788, 129
paper  arxiv  

The architecture of the LkCa 15 transitional disk revealed by high-contrast imaging
2014 THALMAN C., MULDERS G., HODAPP K., JANSON M., GRADY C. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., 566, A51
paper  arxiv  

LkCa 15: A Young Exoplanet Caught at Formation?
2012 KRAUS A. & IRELAND M.
ApJ., 745, 5
paper   arxiv

On the nature of the transition disk around LkCa 15
2012 ISELLA A., PEREZ L. & CARPENTER J.
ApJ.
arxiv

A Closer Look at the LkCa 15 Protoplanetary Disk
2011 ANDREWS S., ROSENFELD K., WILNER D. & BREMER M.
ApJ. Letters, 742, L5
paper

The Exoplanet Handbook
2011 Michael Perryman
Content
Content and Chapter 5