Posts Tagged as "GJ 1214 b"

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…

Wide Field Camera 3 and the Atmosphere of GJ 1214 b

Wide Field Camera 3 and the Atmosphere of GJ 1214 b

An outline of the paper: The Flat Transmission Spectrum of the Super-Earth GJ1214b from Wide Field Camera 3 on the Hubble Space Telescope by Berta et al….

Future space missions on exoplanet atmospheres

Future space missions on exoplanet atmospheres

A large part of our present knowledge of exoplanet atmospheres come from observations done with the Spitzer space telescope. With this mission drawing to an end, there…

The atmospheric chemistry of GJ 1214 b: photochemistry and clouds

The atmospheric chemistry of GJ 1214 b: photochemistry and clouds

An outline of the paper: The atmospheric chemistry of GJ 1214 b: photochemistry and clouds  by Miller-Ricci-Kempton et al. GJ 1214 b is at present the…

Atmospheric Circulation Model of GJ 1214 b

Atmospheric Circulation Model of GJ 1214 b

An outline of Atmospheric Circulation and Composition of GJ 1214 b (Menou, 2011) The so-called “super-earth” (i.e. a planet heavier than Earth, but lighter than…

The transmission spectrum of the Super-Earth GJ 1214 b

The transmission spectrum of the Super-Earth GJ 1214 b

A summary of the paper: The Optical and Near-Infrared Transmission Spectrum of the Super-Earth Planet GJ1214b: Further Evidence for a Metal-Rich Atmosphere, by Bean et…

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