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Weather on Brown Dwarfs

Weather on Brown Dwarfs

An outline of the paper: atmospheric circulation on brown dwarfs: jets, vortices and time variability by Zhang and Showman. What is the atmospheric circulation like…

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…

Mapping clouds on brown dwarfs with the Hubble Space Telescope

Mapping clouds on brown dwarfs with the Hubble Space Telescope

An outline of the paper: HST Spectral Mapping of L/T Transition Brown Dwarfs Reveals Cloud Thickness Variations. by Apai et al. 2M2139 and SIMP0136 are two…

Atmosphere structure of a brown dwarf from HST and Spitzer observations

Atmosphere structure of a brown dwarf from HST and Spitzer observations

An outline of the paper: Vertical atmospheric structure in a variable brown dwarf: pressure-dependent phase shifts in simultaneous HST-Spitzer light curves, by Buenzli et al. It is…

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…

Strange clouds on HR 8799 b: not so strange

Strange clouds on HR 8799 b: not so strange

An outline of the paper: Mass, Radii, and Cloud Properties of the HR 8799 Planets. by Marley, Saumon, Cushing, et al. The planets of HR…

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