Planet WASP-43 b

Name WASP-43 b
Planet Status Confirmed
Discovered in 2011
Mass 2.052 ( -0.053 +0.053 ) MJ
Mass*sin(i) 2.034 ( -0.052 +0.052 ) MJ
Semi-Major Axis 0.01526 (± 0.00018) AU
Orbital Period 0.81347753 (± 7e-07) day
Eccentricity 0.0035 ( -0.0025 +0.0025 )
ω 328.0 ( -34.0 +34.0 ) deg
Tperi
Radius 1.036 ( -0.019 +0.019 ) RJ
Inclination 82.33 (± 0.2) deg
Update 2020-06-01
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method Radial Velocity
Radius Detection Method Primary Transit
Primary transit 2455726.54336 (± 0.00012) JD
Secondary transit
λ 3.5 (± 6.8) deg
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-43
Name WASP-43
Distance
Spectral type K7V
Apparent magnitude V 12.4
Mass 0.717 (± 0.025) MSun
Age > 0.4 Gyr
Effective temperature 4520.0 (± 120.0) K
Radius 0.667 (± 0.01) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.01 (± 0.012)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 10:19:38.0
Dec2000 -09:48:23
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

More data

Atmospheric parameters

Temperatures

Data Source Type Result Value Result Figure Notes Reference

Molecules

Molecule Data Source Type Result Value Result Figure Notes Reference
AlO Measurements Detected 2020 - CHUBB K.
C Measurements Detected 2020 - HELLING Ch.
Measurements Detected 2015 - BENNEKE B.
CH4 Measurements Detected 2016 - FENG Y.
CO Measurements Detected 2016 - FENG Y.
CO2 Measurements Detected 2016 - FENG Y.
H Measurements Detected 2020 - HELLING Ch.
H2O Measurements Detected 2020 - CHUBB K.
Measurements Detected 2016 - FENG Y.
K Measurements Detected 2020 - HELLING Ch.
KCl Measurements Detected 2020 - HELLING Ch.
NH3 Measurements Detected 2020 - HELLING Ch.
Measurements Detected 2016 - FENG Y.
O I Measurements Detected 2015 - BENNEKE B.
SiO Measurements Detected 2020 - HELLING Ch.
TiO2 Measurements Detected 2020 - HELLING Ch.

Observability Predictor

Remarks

03 Nov 2015: The planet present an orbitaql decay rate dP/dt of −0.02890795 ± 0.00772547 sec/year (Jiang et al. 2015)

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arxiv

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paper  

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Astron. J., submitted
arxiv  

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paper  

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Spa. Sci. Rev., accepted
arxiv

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paper  arxiv  

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paper  arxiv  

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paper  arxiv  ADS  

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paper  

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arxiv  

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The Possible Orbital Decay and Transit Timing Variations of the Planet WASP-43b
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2016 WAKEFORD H., SING D., EVANS T.,DEMING D. & MANDELL A.
ApJ, accepted
arxiv  

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ApJ, accepted
arxiv  

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Orlando, FL, USA
Full Text  

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ApJ, 801
paper  arxiv   ADS  

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arxiv  

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ApJ, 806, 97
paper  arxiv  ADS

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paper  arxiv  ADS  

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Astron. & Astrophys., 576, A42
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Exoplanetary Geophysics -- An Emerging Discipline
2015 LAUGHLIN G. & LISSAUER J.
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arxiv  

Multifilter Transit Observations of WASP-39b and WASP-43b with Three San Pedro Mártir Telescopes
2015 RICCI D., RAMON-FOX F., AYALA-LOERA C., MICHEL P., NAVARRO-MEZA S. et al.
PASP, 127, 143
paper  arxiv   ADS  

The GTC exoplanet transit spectroscopy survey I: OSIRIS transmission spectroscopy of the short period planet WASP-43b
2014 MURGAS F., PALLE E., ZAPATERO-OSORIO M., NORTMANN L., HOYER S. & CABRERA-LAVERS A.
Astron. & Astrophys., 563, A41
paper  arxiv 

Thermal structure of an exoplanet atmosphere from phase-resolved emission spectroscopy
2014 STEVENSON K., DESERT J.-M., LINE M., BEAN J., FORTNEY J. et al.
Science, 346, 838
paper  arxiv  

A Precise Water Abundance Measurement for the Hot Jupiter WASP-43b
2014 KREIDBERG L., BEAN J., DESERT J.-M., LINE M., FORTNEY J. et al.
ApJ Letters, 793, L27
paper   arxiv

Ks band secondary eclipses of WASP-19b and WASP-43b with the Anglo-Australian Telescope
2014 ZHOU G., BAYLISS D., KEDZIORA-CHUDCZER L., SALTER G, TINNEY Ch. & BAILEY J.
MNRAS, 445, 2746
paper  arxiv  

Broad-band transmission spectrum and K-band thermal emission of WASP-43b as observed from the ground
2014 CHEN G., van BOEKEL R., WANG H., NIKOLOV N., FORTNEY J. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., 563, A40
paper  arxiv 

A Systematic Retrieval Analysis of Secondary Eclipse Spectra II: A Uniform Analysis of Eight Planets and Their C to O Ratios
2013 LINE M., KNUTSON H., WOLF A. & YUNG Y.
ApJ, 783, Issue 2, id. 70, 13 pp
paper   arxiv  

X-ray irradiation and mass-loss of the hot Jupiter WASP-43b
2013 CZESLA S., SALZ M., SCHNEIDER P. & SCHMITT J.
Astron. & Astrophys., 560, A17
paper  

A Systematic Retrieval Analysis of Secondary Eclipse Spectra III: Diagnosing Chemical Disequilibrium in Planetary Atmospheres
2013 LINE M. & YUNG Y.
ApJ, 779, Issue 1, id. 3, 6 pp
paper   arxiv  

The Radial Velocity Signature of Tides Raised in Stars Hosting Exoplanets
2012 ARRAS Ph., BURKART J., QUATAERT E. & WEINBERG N.
MNRAS, 422, 1761
paper   arxiv

Spitzer Observations of the Thermal Emission from WASP-43b
2012 BLECIC J., HARRINGTON J., MADHUSUDHAN N., STEVENSON K., CAMPO C. & 7 additional authors
Astron. & Astrophys., 44, no 5, 103.07
abstract  

The TRAPPIST survey of southern transiting planets. I. Thirty eclipses of the ultra-short period planet WASP-43 b
2012 GILLON M., TRIAUD A., FORTNEY J., DEMORY B.-O., JEHIN E. &
Astron. & Astrophys., 542, A4
paper   arxiv

Taxonomy of the extrasolar planet
2012 PLAVALOVA E.
Astrobiology, 12, 361
paper   arxiv

Constraining Tidal Dissipation in Stars from The Destruction Rates of Exoplanets
2012 PENEV K., JACKSON B., SPADA F. & THOM N.
ApJ., 751, 96
paper   arxiv   ADS  

Calibration of Equilibrium Tide Theory for Extrasolar Planet Systems II
2012 HANSEN B.
ApJ., 757, Issue 1, id. 6, 21 pp.
paper   arxiv

Factors Affecting the Radii of Close-in Transiting Exoplanets
2012 ENOCH B., COLLIER CAMERON A. & HORNE K.
Astron. & Astrophys., 540, A99
paper   arxiv   ADS  

A Uniformly Derived Catalogue of Exoplanets from Radial Velocities
2012 HOLLIS M., BALAN S., LEVER G. & LAHAV O.
MNRAS, 423, Issue 3, 2800-2814
paper  arxiv

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