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 2021-10-25
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
Ca Measurements Detected 2021 - CASASAYAS-BARRIS N.
Modeling 2020 - LOTHRINGER J.
Fe Measurements Detected 2020 - EHRENREICH D.
Modeling 2020 - LOTHRINGER J.
H2O Measurements Detected 2020 - EDWARDS B.
He Measurements Detected 2021 - CASASAYAS-BARRIS N.
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.
VO Measurements Detected 2020 - EDWARDS B.

Observability Predictor

Remarks

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

Related publications

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

An Atomic Spectral Survey of WASP-76b: Resolving Chemical Gradients and Asymmetries
2021 KESSELI A., SNELLEN I., CASASAYAS-BARRIS N., MOLLIERE P. & SANCHEZ-LOPEZ A.
Astron. J., accepted
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., in press
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  

No umbrella needed: Confronting the hypothesis of iron rain on WASP-76b with post-processed general circulation models
2021 SAVEL A., KEMPTON E., MALIK M., KOMACEK Th., BEAN J. et al.
Astron. J., submitted
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  

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  

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

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  

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

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

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

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

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

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  

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  

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

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

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