Posts Tagged as "atmospheres"

The colour of giant planets in the Solar System

The colour of giant planets in the Solar System

Following our attempt to measure the colour of HD 189733b (see this post), I have taken a look at what determines the colours of Solar-System…

The first spatial map of clouds in an exoplanet atmosphere

The first spatial map of clouds in an exoplanet atmosphere

An outline of the paper: Inference of inhomogeneous clouds in an exoplanet atmosphere by Demory et al. This letter by Brice-Olivier Demory (MIT) and collaborators presents…

Climate instability on tidally locked exoplanets

Climate instability on tidally locked exoplanets

An outline of the paper: Climate instability on tidally locked exoplanets by Kite, Gaidos & Manga (2011). The habitable zone around a star is the region…

The hot Jupiter HD 209458 b

The hot Jupiter HD 209458 b

The First Known Transiting Planet HD 209458 b was the first planet confirmed using the transit method. The light dimming due to its transit was…

Exoclimes Conference

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