WASP-135b : a highly irradiated, inflated hot Jupiter orbiting a G5V star
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We report the discovery of a new transiting planet from the WASP survey. WASP-135b is a hot Jupiter with a radius of 1.30 pm 0.09 Rjup, a mass of 1.90 pm 0.08 Mjup and an orbital period of 1.401 days. Its host is a Sun-like star, with a G5 spectral type and a mass and radius of 0.98 pm 0.06 Msun and 0.96 pm 0.05 Rsun respectively. The proximity of the planet to its host means that WASP-135b receives high levels of insolation, which may be the cause of its inflated radius. Additionally, we find weak evidence of a transfer of angular momentum from the planet to its star.
Spake , J J , Brown , D J A , Doyle , A P , Hébrard , G , McCormac , J , Armstrong , D J , Pollacco , D , Chew , Y G M , Anderson , D R , Barros , S C C , Bouchy , F , Boumis , P , Bruno , G , Cameron , A C , Courcol , B , Davies , G R , Faedi , F , Hellier , C , Kirk , J , Lam , K W F , Liakos , A , Louden , T , Maxted , P F L , Osborn , H P , Palle , E , Arranz , J P , Udry , S , Walker , S R , West , R G & Wheatley , P J 2016 , ' WASP-135b : a highly irradiated, inflated hot Jupiter orbiting a G5V star ' Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific , vol. 128 , no. 960 . DOI: 10.1088/1538-3873/128/960/024401
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