About Paul Anthony Wilson

Paul Anthony Wilson
    

Editor of Exoclimes.com. Observational exoplanet astronomer studying the atmospheres of exoplanets. Interested in public outreach and conveying my interest in astronomy to others. Follow me on Twitter. (More)

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The Planet Population Plateau

The Planet Population Plateau

An outline of the paper: A Plateau in the Planet Population below Twice the Size of Earth by Petigura et al. One of the key…

A hint of a cloud-free atmosphere in the hot-Uranus GJ 3470b

A hint of a cloud-free atmosphere in the hot-Uranus GJ 3470b

An outline of the paper: Optical-to-near-infrared Simultaneous Observations for the Hot Uranus GJ3470b: A Hint of a Cloud-free Atmosphere by Fukui et al. The discovery of low-mass planets orbiting nearby low-mass stars have recently allowed…

Brown Dwarfs Come of Age

Brown Dwarfs Come of Age

A few months ago I attended my first conference on brown dwarfs, in Fuerteventura,  one of the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa….

GJ 1214b and the Ks mystery

GJ 1214b and the Ks mystery

An outline of the paper: IRSF SIRIUS JHKs Simultaneous Transit Photometry of GJ1214b, by Narita et al. The transmission spectrum of GJ 1214b has in previous…

Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs II

Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs II

An outline of the paper: The Brown Dwarf-Exoplanet Connection by Adam J. Burgasser In my last post, I talked about how brown dwarfs and hot-Jupiters can…

Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs

Exoplanets and Brown Dwarfs

An outline of the paper: The Brown Dwarf-Exoplanet Connection by Adam J. Burgasser Measuring the atmospheres of exoplanets can be a tricky business (trust me, I’ve…

Exoclimes related papers, July 2012

Exoclimes related papers, July 2012

Detection of Na absorption in the transmission spectrum of WASP-17b using the MIKE spectrograph on Magellan: http://arxiv.org/abs/1207.6895 Inspired by the doppler-shifted CO lines observed in…

Neglected clouds in T and Y dwarf atmospheres

Neglected clouds in T and Y dwarf atmospheres

An outline of the paper: Neglected clouds in T and Y dwarf atmospheres. by C. Morley et al. As brown dwarfs slowly cool, a variety of species…

Exoclimes related papers, June 2012

Exoclimes related papers, June 2012

Application of new data analysis techniques to unveil an additional two super Earths and a possible outer gas giant in RV data for GJ676A, which…

Detecting transiting exoplanets with Gaia

Detecting transiting exoplanets with Gaia

An outline of the paper: Detection of transiting Jovian exoplanets by Gaia photometry – expected yield by Yifat Dzigan and Shay Zucker Gaia is a planned European Space…

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