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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…

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…

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…

Transit of Venus: The Space Telescope stares at the Moon

Transit of Venus: The Space Telescope stares at the Moon

During the transit of Venus next Tuesday, the Hubble Space Telescope will be looking at … the Tycho crater on the Moon. It will be…

The hot Jupiter HD 189733 b

The hot Jupiter HD 189733 b

The transiting hot Jupiter HD 189733 b is one of the most favourable targets we have for measuring the structure and composition of an exoplanet’s…

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