WASP-10

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WASP-10
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Pegasus
Right ascension 23h 15m 58.299s[1]
Declination +31° 27′ 46.28″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 12.7
Characteristics
Spectral type K5
Apparent magnitude (B) ~12.4[1]
Apparent magnitude (R) ~12.03[1]
Apparent magnitude (J) 10.603 ±0.026[1]
Apparent magnitude (H) 10.117 ±0.029[1]
Apparent magnitude (K) 9.983 ±0.018[1]
Variable type V*(1SWASP)[1]
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: 21.4[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -28.9[1] mas/yr
Distance 293 ±65 ly
(90 ±20 pc)
Details
Mass 0.71 −0.071+0.086 M
Radius 0.783 −0.043+0.035 R
Temperature 4675 ±100 K
Metallicity 0.03 ±0.2
Age 0.8 ±0.2 G years
Other designations
GSC 02752-00114, 2MASS J23155829+3127462, UCAC2 42862442, GSC2 N0013312406, 1SWASP J231558.30+312746.4, USNO-B1.0 1214-00586164[1]
Database references
SIMBAD data
Extrasolar Planets
Encyclopaedia
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WASP-10 is a star in the constellation Pegasus. The SuperWASP project has observed and classified this star as a variable star, perhaps due to the eclipsing planet.[1]

Planetary system[edit]

The WASP-10 planetary system
Companion
(in order from star)
Mass Semimajor axis
(AU)
Orbital period
(days)
Eccentricity Inclination Radius
b 3.06+0.23
−0.21
 MJ
0.0371+0.0014
−0.0013
3.0927616+0.0000112
−0.0000182
0.057+0.011
−0.005
c (unconfirmed) 0.1 MJ 5.23 days

WASP-10b[edit]

Main article: WASP-10b

WASP-10b is an extrasolar planet discovered in 2008.[2]

WASP-10c[edit]

WASP-10c is an as yet unconfirmed extrasolar planet inferred from transit time variations of WASP-10b's transits. It was discovered in 2010.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "SIMBAD query result: GSC 02752-00114 -- Star". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  2. ^ Christian et al.; Gibson, N. P.; Simpson, E. K.; Street, R. A.; Skillen, I.; Pollacco, D.; Collier Cameron, A.; Joshi, Y. C. et al. (December 29, 2008). "WASP-10b: a 3MJ, gas-giant planet transiting a late-type K star". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 392 (4): 1585–1590. arXiv:0806.1482. Bibcode:2009MNRAS.392.1585C. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.14164.x. 
  3. ^ "The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia - WASP-10". 

External links[edit]

  • "WASP-10". Exoplanets. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 

Coordinates: Sky map 23h 15m 58.299s, +31° 27′ 46.28″