Planet WASP-4 b

Name WASP-4 b
Discovered in 2007
M × sin i 1.1215 ( -0.079 +0.087 ) MJ
Semi-major axis 0.0235 (± 0.0004) AU
Orbital period 1.33823187 (± 2.5e-07) day
Eccentricity
ω
Tperi
Radius 1.395 (± 0.022) RJ
Inclination 88.52 ( -0.39 +0.26 ) deg;
Update April 4, 2011
Detection method detected by transit
Molecules detected
Primary transit 2454823.59192 (± 2.8e-05) JD
Secondary transit
Anomaly angle
Time Vr=0
Calculated temperature
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitute
Surface gravity log(g/gH)

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Star

Name WASP-4
Distance 300.0 (± 50.0) pc
Spectral type G8
Apparent magnitude V 12.6
Mass 0.93 (± 0.05) MSun
Age
Effective temperature 5500.0 (± 100.0) K
Radius 1.15 (± 0.28) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] -0.03 (± 0.09)
RA2000 23:34:15.0
Dec2000 -42:03:41
Planetary system 1 planet

Remarks

Alias USNO-B1.0 0479-0948995,

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