WASP-147b, 160Bb, 164b and 165b: two hot Saturns and two Jupiters, including two planets with metal-rich hosts

M. Lendl, D. R. Anderson, A. Bonfanti, F. Bouchy, A. Burdanov, A. Collier Cameron, L. Delrez, M. Gillon, C. Hellier, E. Jehin, P. F. L. Maxted, L. Dyregaard Nielsen, F. Pepe, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. Segransan, J. Southworth, B. Smalley, S. Thompson, O. TurnerA. H. M. J. Triaud, S. Udry, R. G. West

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We report the discovery of four transiting hot Jupiters, WASP-147, WASP-160B, WASP-164 and WASP-165 from the WASP survey. WASP-147b is a near Saturn-mass (MP = 0.28MJ) object with a radius of 1.11 RJ orbiting a G4 star with a period of 4.6 d. WASP-160Bb has a mass and radius (Mp = 0.28 MJ, Rp = 1.09 RJ) near-identical to WASP-147b, but is less irradiated, orbiting a metal-rich ([Fe/H]* = 0.27) K0 star with a period of 3.8 d. WASP-160B is part of a near equal-mass visual binary with an on-sky separation of 28.5 arcsec. WASP-164b is a more massive (MP = 2.13 MJ, Rp = 1.13 RJ) hot Jupiter, orbiting a G2 star on a close-in (P = 1.8 d), but tidally stable orbit. WASP-165b is a classical (Mp = 0.66 MJ, RP = 1.26 RJ) hot Jupiter in a 3.5 d period orbit around a metal-rich ([Fe/H]* = 0.33) star. WASP-147b and WASP-160Bb are promising targets for atmospheric characterization through transmission spectroscopy, while WASP-164b presents a good target for emission spectroscopy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301–312
JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Issue number1
Early online date3 Oct 2018
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Planetary systems
  • Planets and satellites: detection
  • (stars:) planetary systems


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