2008ApJ...675L.113W


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2008ApJ...675L.113W - Astrophys. J., 675, L113-L116 (2008/March-2)

WASP-4b: a 12th magnitude transiting hot Jupiter in the southern hemisphere.

WILSON D.M., GILLON M., HELLIER C., MAXTED P.F.L., PEPE F., QUELOZ D., ANDERSON D.R., COLLIER CAMERON A., SMALLEY B., LISTER T.A., BENTLEY S.J., BLECHA A., CHRISTIAN D.J., ENOCH B., HASWELL C.A., HEBB L., HORNE K., IRWIN J., JOSHI Y.C., KANE S.R., MARMIER M., MAYOR M., PARLEY N., POLLACCO D., PONT F., RYANS R., SEGRANSAN D., SKILLEN I., STREET R.A., UDRY S., WEST R.G. and WHEATLEY P.J.

Abstract (from CDS):

We report the discovery of WASP-4b, a large transiting gas-giant planet with an orbital period of 1.34 days. This is the first planet to be discovered by the SuperWASP-South observatory and CORALIE collaboration and the first planet orbiting a star brighter than 16th magnitude to be discovered in the southern hemisphere. A simultaneous fit to high-quality light curves and precision radial velocity measurements leads to a planetary mass of 1.22+0.09–0.08 MJup and a planetary radius of 1.42+0.07–0.04RJup. The host star is USNO-B1.0 0479-0948995, a G7 V star of visual magnitude 12.5. As a result of the short orbital period, the predicted surface temperature of the planet is 1761 K, making it an ideal candidate for detections of the secondary eclipse at infrared wavelengths.

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Journal keyword(s): Stars: Planetary Systems - stars: individual (WASP-4)

Nomenclature: Table 3: WASP N (No. 4). Tables 1, 2: WASP Nb (No. 4b).

Simbad objects: 10

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Number of rows : 10

N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
RA
ICRS (J2000)
DEC
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
1850 - 2021
#notes
1 WASP-1b Pl 00 20 40.0746033057 +31 59 23.953709844           ~ 120 1
2 TrES-3 Pl 17 52 07.0185036683 +37 32 46.237002085           ~ 199 2
3 TrES-4 Pl 17 53 13.0490781575 +37 12 42.586106196           ~ 184 2
4 NAME OGLE-TR-56b Pl 17 56 35.5015759807 -29 32 21.476706712           ~ 195 1
5 OGLE-TR 56 EB* 17 56 35.5015759807 -29 32 21.476706712     16.560 16.07 15.30 ~ 160 1
6 BD+35 3293 V* 18 34 31.6255913635 +35 39 41.489193276   11.07 10.63 10.52   F7V 110 1
7 BD+35 3293b Pl 18 34 31.6255913635 +35 39 41.489193276           ~ 101 1
8 WASP-2b Pl 20 30 54.1279218812 +06 25 46.338261893           ~ 91 1
9 WASP-4b Pl 23 34 15.0858223039 -42 03 41.049468209           ~ 128 1
10 WASP-4 PM* 23 34 15.0858223039 -42 03 41.049468209   13.51 12.48 11.9   G7V 133 1

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