WASP-64 b and WASP-72 b : two new transiting highly irradiated giant planets

  title={WASP-64 b and WASP-72 b : two new transiting highly irradiated giant planets},
  author={Micha{\"e}l Gillon and D. R. Anderson and Andrew Collier-Cameron and Amanda P. Doyle and Aur{\'e}lie Fumel and Coel Hellier and Emmanuel Jehin and Monika Lendl and P. F. L. Maxted and Josefina Montalb{\'a}n and Francesco A. Pepe and Don Pollacco and Didier Queloz and Damien S{\'e}gransan and A. M. S. Smith and Barry Smalley and John Southworth and Amaury H. M. J. Triaud and St{\'e}phane Udry and R G West},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
We report the discovery by the WASP transit survey of two new highly irradiated giant planets. WASP-64 b is slightly more massive (1.271 ± 0.068 MJup )a nd larger (1.271 ± 0.039 RJup) than Jupiter, and is in very-short (a = 0.02648 ± 0.00024 AU, P = 1.5732918 ± 0.0000015 days) circular orbit around a V = 12.3 G7-type dwarf (1.004 ± 0.028 M� ,1 .058 ± 0.025 R� , Teff = 5500 ± 150 K). Its size is typical of hot Jupiters with similar masses. WASP-72 b has also a mass a bit higher than Jupiter’s (1… Expand
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