HAT-P-39bHAT-P-41b: Three highly inflated transiting hot Jupiters

J. D. Hartman, G. Á Bakos, B. Béky, G. Torres, D. W. Latham, Z. Csubry, K. Penev, A. Shporer, B. J. Fulton, L. A. Buchhave, J. A. Johnson, A. W. Howard, G. W. Marcy, D. A. Fischer, G. Kovács, R. W. Noyes, G. A. Esquerdo, M. Everett, T. Szklenár, S. N. QuinnA. Bieryla, R. P. Knox, P. Hinz, D. D. Sasselov, G. Frész, R. P. Stefanik, J. Lázár, I. Papp, P. Sári

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Abstract

We report the discovery of three new transiting extrasolar planets orbiting moderately bright (V = 11.1, 11.7, and12.4) F stars. The planets HAT-P-39b through HAT-P-41b have periods of P = 3.5439days, 4.4572days, and 2.6940days, masses of 0.60M J,0.62M J, and 0.80M J, and radii of 1.57R J,1.73R J, and 1.68R J, respectively. They orbit stars with masses of 1.40M ,1.51M , and 1.51M , respectively. The three planets are members of an emerging population of highly inflated Jupiters with 0.4 M J < M < 1.5 M J and R > 1.5 R J.

Original languageEnglish
Article number139
JournalAstronomical Journal
Volume144
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2012

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Keywords

  • planetary systems
  • stars: individual (GSC 1364-01424, GSC 3607-01028, GSC 0488-02442)
  • techniques: photometric
  • techniques: spectroscopic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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Hartman, J. D., Bakos, G. Á., Béky, B., Torres, G., Latham, D. W., Csubry, Z., Penev, K., Shporer, A., Fulton, B. J., Buchhave, L. A., Johnson, J. A., Howard, A. W., Marcy, G. W., Fischer, D. A., Kovács, G., Noyes, R. W., Esquerdo, G. A., Everett, M., Szklenár, T., ... Sári, P. (2012). HAT-P-39bHAT-P-41b: Three highly inflated transiting hot Jupiters. Astronomical Journal, 144(5), [139]. https://doi.org/10.1088/0004-6256/144/5/139