2008A&A...488L..47M


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2008A&A...488L..47M - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 488, L47-50 (2008/9-3)

Transiting exoplanets from the CoRoT space mission. V. CoRoT-Exo-4b: stellar and planetary parameters.

MOUTOU C., BRUNTT H., GUILLOT T., SHPORER A., GUENTHER E., AIGRAIN S., ALMENARA J.M., ALONSO R., AUVERGNE M., BAGLIN A., BARBIERI M., BARGE P., BENZ W., BORDE P., BOUCHY F., DEEG H.J., DE LA REZA R., DELEUIL M., DVORAK R., ERIKSON A., FRIDLUND M., GILLON M., GONDOIN P., HATZES A., HEBRARD G., JORDA L., KABATH P., LAMMER H., LEGER A., LLEBARIA A., LOEILLET B., MAGAIN P., MAYOR M., MAZEH T., OLLIVIER M., PAETZOLD M., PEPE F., PONT F., QUELOZ D., RABUS M., RAUER H., ROUAN D., SCHNEIDER J., UDRY S. and WUCHTERL G.

Abstract (from CDS):

The CoRoT satellite has announced its fourth transiting planet (Aigrain et al., 2008A&A...488L..43A) with space photometry. We describe and analyse complementary observations of this system performed to establish the planetary nature of the transiting body and to estimate the fundamental parameters of the planet and its parent star. We have analysed high precision radial-velocity data, ground-based photometry, and high signal-to-noise ratio spectroscopy. The parent star CoRoT-Exo-4 (2MASS 06484671-0040219) is a late F-type star of mass of 1.16M and radius of 1.17R. The planet has a circular orbit with a period of 9.20205d. The planet radius is 1.19RJup and the mass is 0.72MJup. It is a gas-giant planet with a ``normal'' internal structure of mainly H and He. CoRoT-Exo-4b has the second longest period of the known transiting planets. It is an important discovery since it occupies an empty area in the mass-period diagram of transiting exoplanets.

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Journal keyword(s): planetary systems - techniques: photometric - techniques: radial velocities - stars: fundamental parameters

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 HD 17156b Pl 02 49 44.4866941172 +71 45 11.632197644           ~ 161 1
2 BD+57 793b Pl 04 21 52.7044170433 +57 49 01.892074012           ~ 179 1
3 Cl Melotte 25 OpC 04 26 54.00 +15 52 00.0           ~ 2740 0
4 CoRoT-1b Pl 06 48 19.1724141241 -03 06 07.710423478           ~ 156 1
5 CoRoT-4b Pl 06 48 46.7133639143 -00 40 21.969520601           ~ 59 1
6 CoRoT-4 * 06 48 46.7133639143 -00 40 21.969520601       13.42   F0V 59 1
7 NGC 3960 OpC 11 50 33 -55 40.4   9.07 8.3     ~ 117 0
8 NAME Ursa Major Moving Group MGr 12 32 +57.0           ~ 390 2
9 HD 147506b Pl 16 20 36.3579144486 +41 02 53.109043943           ~ 218 1
10 SWEEPS 11 Pl 17 59 02.67 -29 11 53.5           ~ 28 1

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