Planet WASP-3 b

Name WASP-3 b
Planet Status Confirmed
Discovered in 2007
Mass 2.06 (± 0.13) MJ
Mass*sin(i)
Semi-Major Axis 0.0313 (± 0.0001) AU
Orbital Period 1.8468372 (± 6e-07) JD
Eccentricity 0.0
ω
Tperi
Radius 1.454 (± 0.084) RJ
Inclination 85.06 ( -0.16 +0.16 ) deg
Update 2012-11-02
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection Method
Molecules
Primary transit 2454605.55915 (± 0.00023) JD
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-3
Name WASP-3
Distance 223.0 pc
Spectral type F7V
Apparent magnitude V 10.64
Mass 1.24 ( -0.11 +0.11 ) MSun
Age
Effective temperature 6400.0 (± 100.0) K
Radius 1.31 ( -0.12 +0.12 ) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.0
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 18:34:32.0
Dec2000 +35:39:42
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

Remarks

Alias USNO-B1.0 1256-0285133, GSC 02636-00195

More data

Observability Predictor

Remarks

23 Jun 2011: Littlefield (2011) sees a transit time variation (TTV) with a period 125.9 ± 0.4 days for the planet WASP-3b, in addition to the 3.75 period TTV claimed by Mciejewski et al. (2010) (see WASP-3c)
Jun 2010: Light curve by Bruce Gary

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