Planet WASP-76 b

Name WASP-76 b
Planet Status Confirmed
Discovered in 2013
Mass 0.92 ( -0.03 +0.03 ) MJ
Mass*sin(i)
Semi-Major Axis 0.033 (± 0.0005) AU
Orbital Period 1.809886 (± 1e-06) day
Eccentricity 0.0
ω
Tperi
Radius 1.83 ( -0.06 +0.06 ) RJ
Inclination 88.0 (± 1.6) deg
Update 2022-07-11
Detection Method Primary Transit
Mass Detection Method
Radius Detection Method
Primary transit 2456107.85507 (± 0.00034) JD
Secondary transit
λ
Impact Parameter b
Time Vr=0
Velocity Semiamplitude K
Calculated temperature 2190.0 K
Measured temperature
Hottest point longitude
Geometric albedo
Surface gravity log(g/gH)
Alternate Names

Star

WASP-76
Name WASP-76
Distance 195.3 (± 0.5) pc
Spectral type F7
Apparent magnitude V 9.5
Mass 1.46 (± 0.07) MSun
Age
Effective temperature 6250.0 (± 100.0) K
Radius 1.73 (± 0.04) RSun
Metallicity [Fe/H] 0.23 (± 0.1)
Detected Disc
Magnetic Field
RA2000 01:46:32.0
Dec2000 +02:42:02
Alternate Names
Planetary system 1 planet

Remarks

Alias 2MASS 01463185+0242019

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
Al2O3 Measurements Detected 2022 - SAVEL A.
CH4 Modeling 2022 - WRIGHT Sh.
Ca Modeling 2020 - LOTHRINGER J.
Ca+ Measurements Detected 2020 - TABERNERO H.
Fe Measurements Detected 2022 - SAVEL A.
Measurements Detected 2020 - EHRENREICH D.
Modeling 2020 - LOTHRINGER J.
H2O Measurements Detected 2020 - EDWARDS B.
Modeling 2022 - WRIGHT Sh.
He Measurements Detected 2021 - CASASAYAS-BARRIS N.
Li Measurements Detected 5σ 2020 - TABERNERO H.
Mg Measurements Detected 3σ 2020 - TABERNERO H.
Mg2SiO4 Measurements Detected 2022 - SAVEL A.
Na Measurements Detected 2020 - GEBEK A. & OZA A.
Measurements Detected 2020 - von ESSEN C.
Measurements Detected 2019 - SEIDEL J.
Ni Modeling 2020 - LOTHRINGER J.
OH Measurements Detected 2021 - LANDMAN R.
SiO Modeling 2020 - LOTHRINGER J.
Ti Modeling 2020 - LOTHRINGER J.
TiO Measurements Detected 2020 - EDWARDS B.
Modeling 2022 - WRIGHT Sh.
VO Measurements not detected in this study 2020 - EDWARDS B.

Observability Predictor

Remarks

11 March :
Ehrenreich et al. (2020) have detected a 5 km/s wind on the planet

Related publications

ACCESS: Confirmation of a Clear Atmosphere for WASP-96b and a Comparison of Light Curve Detrending Techniques
2022 McGRUDER Ch., LOPEZ-MORALES M., KIRK J., ESPINOZA N., RACKHAM B. et al.
Astron. J., 164, 134
paper   arxiv  

Magnetic Drag and 3-D Effects in Theoretical High-Resolution Emission Spectra of Ultrahot Jupiters: the Case of WASP-76b
2022 BELTZ H., RAUSCHER E., KEMPTON E., MALSKY I., OCHS G. et al.
Astron. J., 164, 140
paper  arxiv  

Non-Local thermal equilibrium spectra of atmospheric molecules for exoplanets
2022 WRIGHT Sh., WALDMANN I. & YURCHENKO S.
MNRAS, in press
paper   arxiv

Searching for the origin of the Ehrenreich effect in ultra-hot Jupiters: Evidence for strong C/O gradients in the atmosphere of WASP-76b?
2022 SANCHEZ-LOPEZ A., LANDMAN R., MOLLIERE P., SASASAYAS-BARRIS N., KESSELI A. & SNELLEN I.
Astron. & Astrophys., 661, A78
paper   arxiv

Exploring the Effects of Active Magnetic Drag in a Gener\al Circulation Model of the Ultrahot Jupiter WASP-76b
2022 BELTZ H., RAUSCHER E., ROMAN M. & GUILLIAT A.
Astron. J., 163, 35
paper  

An Atomic Spectral Survey of WASP-76b: Resolving Chemical Gradients and Asymmetries
2022 KESSELI A., SNELLEN I., CASASAYAS-BARRIS N., MOLLIERE P. & SANCHEZ-LOPEZ A.
Astron. J., 163, 107
paper   arxiv  

No umbrella needed: Confronting the hypothesis of iron rain on WASP-76b with post-processed general circulation models
2022 SAVEL A., KEMPTON E., MALIK M., KOMACEK Th., BEAN J. et al.
ApJ, 926, 85
paper   arxiv  

Spatially-resolving the terminator: Variation of Fe, temperature and winds in WASP-76 b across planetary limbs and orbital phase
2022 GANDHI S., KESSELI A., SNELLEN I., BROGI M., WARDENIER J. P. et al.
MNRAS, 515, 749
paper arxiv

Exoplanet science with intensity interferometry
2022 SOYUER D., ZWICK L., SCHAEFER T., SAHA P., NEUENSCHWANDER B. et al.
BAAS, 54, 2022n5i102p20
paper  

Characterization of exoplanetary atmospheres with SLOPpy
2022 SICILIA D., MALAVOLTA L., PINO L., SCANDARIATO G., NASCIMBENI V. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., in press
paper   arxiv  

Decomposing the Iron Cross-Correlation Signal of the Ultra-Hot Jupiter WASP-76b in Transmission using 3D Monte-Carlo Radiative Transfer
2021 WARDENIER J., PARMENTIER V., LEE E., LINE M. & GHARIB-NEZHAD E.
MNRAS, 506, 1258
paper   arxiv  

Significant Transit Timing Offsets of 31 Hot Jupiters
2021 SHAN S.-S., YANG F., LU Y.-J., WEI X., TIAN W.-W. et al.
ApJ Suppl., submitted
arxiv

Detection of OH in the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76b
2021 LANDMAN R., SANCHEZ'LOPEZ A., MOLLIERE P., KESSELI A., LOUCA A. & SNELLEN I.
Astron. & Astrophys., 656, A119
paper  arxiv  

Detection of Ionized Calcium in the Atmosphere of the Ultra-Hot Jupiter WASP-76b
2021 DEIBERT E., de MOOIJ E., JAWARDHANA R., TURNER J., RIDDEN-HARPER A. et al.
ApJ. Letters, 919, L15
paper   arxiv  

Spitzer phase curve observations and circulation models of the inflated ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76b
2021 MAY E., KOMACEK Th., STEVENSON K., KEMPTON E., BEAN J. et al.
Astron. J., 162, 158
paper   arxiv

Into the Storm: Diving into the winds of the ultra hot Jupiter WASP-76 b with HARPS and ESPRESSO
2021 SEIDEL J., EHRENREICH D., ALLART A., HOEIJMAKERS H., LOVIS Ch. et al
Astron. & Astrophys., 653, A73
paper   arxiv  

Investigation of the upper atmosphere in ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76 b with high-resolution spectroscopy
2021 KAWAUCHI K., NARITA N., SATO B. & KAWASHIMA Y.
PASJ, accepted
arxiv  

CARMENES detection of the Ca ii infrared triplet and possible evidence of He i in the atmosphere of WASP-76b
2021 CASASAYAS-BARRIS N., ORELL-MIQUEL J., STANGRET M., NORTMANN L, YAN F. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., in press
paper   arxiv  

Confirmation of Asymmetric Iron Absorption in WASP-76b with HARPS
2021 KESSELI A. & SNELLEN I.
ApJ. Lett., 908, L17
paper   arxiv

Hot Jupiters: Origins, Structure, Atmospheres
2021 FORTNEY J., DAWSON R. & KOMACEK Th.
JGR Planets, accepted
arxiv

UV Exoplanet Transmission Spectral Features as Probes of Metals and Rainout
2020 LOTHRINGER J., FU G., SING D. & BARMAN T.
ApJ. Letters, 898, L14
paper  arxiv

A multiplicity study of transiting exoplanet host stars. II. Revised properties of transiting planetary systems with companions
2020 SOUTHWORTH J., BOHN A., KENWORTHY M., GINSKI C. & MANCINI L.
Astron. & Astrophys., 635, A74
paper  arxiv  

Nightside condensation of iron in an ultrahot giant exoplanet
2020 EHRENREICH D., LOVIS Ch., ALLART R., ZAPATERO OSORIO M.-R., PEPE F. et al.
Nature, 580, 597
paper  arxiv  

Unresolved stellar companions withGaiaDR2 astrometry
2020 BELUKUROV V., PENOYRE Z., OH S., IORIO G., HODGKIN S. et al
MNRAS, submitted
arxiv

HST/STIS transmission spectrum of the ultra-hot Jupiter WASP-76 b confirms the presence of sodium in its atmosphere
2020 von ESSEN C., MALLON M., HERMANSEN S., NIXON M., MADHUSUDHAN N. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., 637, A76
paper   arxiv

ARES I: WASP-76 b, A Tale of Two HST Spectra
2020 EDWARDS B., CHANGEAT Q., AYENS R., TSIARAS A., AL-REFAIE A. et al.
Astron. J., 160, 8
paper   arxiv

The Hubble PanCET program: Transit and Eclipse Spectroscopy of the Strongly Irradiated Giant Exoplanet WASP-76b
2020 FU G., DEMING D., LOTHRINGER J., NIKOLOV N., SING D. et al.
Astron. J., 162, 108
paper   arxiv

Alkaline Exospheres of Exoplanet Systems: Evaporative Transmission Spectra
2020 GEBEK A. & OZA A.
MNRAS, 497, 5271
paper  arxiv

Tracing bulk elemental ratios in exoplanetary atmospheres with TiO chemistry
2020 RAMIREZ V., CRIDLAND A. & MOLLIERE P.
Astron. & Astrophys., 641, A87
paper   arxiv  

Coupled Day-Night Models of Exoplanetary Atmospheres
2020 GANDHI S. & JERMYN A.
MNRAS, in press
paper  

ESPRESSO high resolution transmission spectroscopy of WASP-76b
2020 TABERNERO H., ZAPATERO-OSORIO M.-R., ALLART R., BORSA F., CASASAYAS-BARRIS N. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., 646
paper   arxiv

Analyzing Eight Years of Transiting Exoplanet Observations Using WFC3's Spatial Scan Monitor
2019 STEVENSON K. & FOWLER J.
Instrument Science Report WFC3 2019-12

High-resolution Transmission Spectroscopy of Four Hot Inflated Gas Giant Exoplanets
2019 ZAK J., KABATH P., BOFFIN H., IVANOV M. & SKARKA M.
Astron. J., 158, 120
paper

Detection limits of exoplanetary atmospheres with 2-m class telescopes
2019 KABATH P., ZAK J., BOFFIN H., IVANOV V., JONES D. & SKARKA M.
PASP, 131, 085001
paper  arxiv  

Hot Exoplanet Atmospheres Resolved with Transit Spectroscopy (HEARTS) - II. A broadened sodium feature on the ultra-hot giant WASP-76b
2019 SEIDEL J., EHRENREICH D., WYTTENBACH A., ALLART R., LENDL M. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., 623, A161
paper  arxiv  

Rossiter--McLaughlin models and their effect on estimates of stellar rotation, illustrated using six WASP systems
2017 BROWN D., TRIAUD A., DOYLE A., GILLON M., LENDL M. et al.
MNRAS, 464, 810
paper  arxiv  

Observing transiting planets with JWST -- Prime targets and their synthetic spectral observations
2017 MOLLIERE P., van BOEKEL R., BOUWMAN J., HENNING Th., LAGAGE P.-O. & MIN M.
Astron. & Astrophy., 600, A10
paper  arxiv  ADS

Three irradiated and bloated hot Jupiters: WASP-76b, WASP-82b & WASP-90b
2016 WEST R., HELLIER C., ALMENARA J.-M., ANDERSON D., BARROS S. et al.
Astron. & Astrophys., 585
paper  arxiv  ADS

Secondary eclipse observations for seven hot-Jupiters from the Anglo-Australian Telescope
2015 ZHOU G., BAYLISS D., KEDZIORA-CHUDCZER L., TINNEY Ch., BAILEY J. et al.
MNRAS, 454, 3002
paper   arxiv   ADS