Posts Tagged as "HD 209458 b"

Using a weather prediction code to model exoplanet atmospheres

Using a weather prediction code to model exoplanet atmospheres

Weather prediction on the Earth, as anyone who has a weather-dependant hobby knows, is a tricky business. It is, however, something scientists have, over the…

Transit spectra with the Hubble Space Telescope: the dream

Transit spectra with the Hubble Space Telescope: the dream

So, after the transit of Venus, back to other planetary transits far, far away. Tomorrow, the Hubble Space Telescope will turn to WASP-17, to measure…

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…

The Sunset on HD 209458 b

The Sunset on HD 209458 b

What does the sunset look like on HD 209458 b? Amazingly, we know quite accurately. This is because the colour of the sunset is exactly…

A Survey of Alkali Line Features in Exoplanet Atmospheres

A Survey of Alkali Line Features in Exoplanet Atmospheres

An outline of the paper:  A Survey of Alkali Line Absorption in Exoplanetary Atmospheres  by A. G. Jensen et al. As exoplanet detections are becoming more…

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