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The colour of an exoplanet

The colour of an exoplanet

An outline of the paper: THE DEEP BLUE COLOR OF HD 189733b. by Evans et al. Contributors to this website have recently participated in reaching…

First Results from the Hubble Transmission Survey of Hot Jupiter Atmospheres

First Results from the Hubble Transmission Survey of Hot Jupiter Atmospheres

An outline of the paper: An HST Optical to Near-IR Transmission Spectrum of the Hot Jupiter WASP-19b: Detection of Atmospheric Water and Likely Absence of…

Re-Evaluating WASP-12b

Re-Evaluating WASP-12b

An outline of the paper: Re-Evaluating WASP-12b: Strong Emission at 2.315 micron, Deeper Occultations, and an Isothermal Atmosphere, by Crossfield et al. WASP-12b is an…

3.6 and 4.5 micron phase curves of HD 189733b

3.6 and 4.5 micron phase curves of HD 189733b

An outline of the paper: 3.6 AND 4.5 μm PHASE CURVES AND EVIDENCE FOR NON-EQUILIBRIUM CHEMISTRY IN THE ATMOSPHERE OF EXTRASOLAR PLANET HD 189733B by Knutson…

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…

A map of HD 189733 b using eclipse mapping

A map of HD 189733 b using eclipse mapping

An outline of the paper: A TWO-DIMENSIONAL INFRARED MAP OF THE EXTRASOLAR PLANET HD 189733B by Majeau, Agol & Cowan. Transiting systems offer two ways to…

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…

Bloated hot Jupiters

Bloated hot Jupiters

Why are some hot Jupiters so much larger than standard models would allow? The debate on the “inflation” of hot Jupiters started right after the…

The discovery and atmosphere of the hot Jupiter Kepler-12 b

The discovery and atmosphere of the hot Jupiter Kepler-12 b

An outline of the paper:  Discovery and Atmospheric Characterization of Giant Planet Kepler-12b: An Inflated Radius Outlier by J. J. Fortney et al. The Kepler space telescope…

Jupiters Evaporating into Neptunes

Jupiters Evaporating into Neptunes

An outline of the paper:  Formation of hot Neptunes by evaporation of hot Jupiters  by G. Boue et al. Close-in gas giant planets, “hot Jupiters”, are…

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