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HATS-5b: A transiting hot saturn from the HATsouth survey

Zhou, Guyin (George); Bayliss, Daniel; Penev, K.; Bakos, Gaspar; Hartman, J. D.; Jordan, A.; Mancini, L.; Mohler, Maren; Csubry, Z.; Ciceri, Simona; Brahm, R.; Rabus, M.; Buchhave, L. A.; Schmidt, Brian


We report the discovery of HATS-5b, a transiting hot Saturn orbiting a G-type star, by the HATSouth survey. HATS-5b has a mass of Mp 0.24 MJ, radius of Rp 0.91 R J, and transits its host star with a period of P 4.7634 days. The radius of HATS-5b is consistent with both theoretical and empirical models. The host star has a V-band magnitude of 12.6, mass of 0.94 M ⊙, and radius of 0.87 R. The relatively high scale height of HATS-5b and the bright, photometrically quiet host star make this planet...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/147/6/144
Access Rights: Open Access


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