Posts Tagged as "transmission spectroscopy"

Ground-based spectroscopy for WASP-19 b’s atmosphere

Ground-based spectroscopy for WASP-19 b’s atmosphere

An outline of the paper: Ground-based transit spectroscopy of the hot Jupiter WASP-19 b in the near-infrared by Jacob Bean et al. Starting with the initial…

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…

Colour of the sunset on WASP-12 b

Colour of the sunset on WASP-12 b

A few weeks ago at the Heidelberg meeting, David Sing presented the spectrum of WASP-12b between 300 nm and 600 nm (near-UV to red). This…

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…

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….

Struggling to Interpret the Transmission Spectrum of GJ 436 b

Struggling to Interpret the Transmission Spectrum of GJ 436 b

An outline of the paper: A Spitzer Transmission Spectrum for the Exoplanet GJ 436b, Evidence for Stellar Variability, and Constraints on Dayside Flux Variations by Knutson…

Day 3/5, Session 1: Transit Observations

Day 3/5, Session 1: Transit Observations

Hi all and welcome to my, Nathan Mayne‘s, digest of the Wednesday morning session at the Exoclimes conference in Aspen. A session dominated by observers,…

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…

The Sunset on HD 189733 b

The Sunset on HD 189733 b

What does the sunset look like on HD 189733 b? Amazingly, we know quite accurately. This is because the colour of the sunset is exactly…

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