Posts Tagged as "WASP-12b"

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…

Meeting on Exoplanet atmospheres in Heidelberg

Meeting on Exoplanet atmospheres in Heidelberg

Last month I was at the meeting on Exoplanet atmospheres in Heidelberg (http://www.mpia-hd.mpg.de/exoplanets2012/).  The conference took place at the MPIA in their new and shiny…

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…

Full orbit Warm Spitzer observations of WASP-12b

Full orbit Warm Spitzer observations of WASP-12b

An outline of the paper: Thermal Phase Variations of WASP-12b: Defying Predictions by Nicolas Cowan et al. A couple of months ago, Frédéric gave an update…

The very hot Jupiter WASP-12 b

The very hot Jupiter WASP-12 b

Even amongst the already extreme “hot Jupiters”, WASP-12 is an extreme case. It orbits a hot F-star in only one day, which results in an…

Model Photochemistry of WASP-12 b

Model Photochemistry of WASP-12 b

An outline of the paper:  A Photochemical Model for the Carbon-Rich Planet WASP-12 b  (R. Kopparapu et al., 2011) WASP-12 b is an unusual hot Jupiter…

The effects of snowlines on C/O in planetary atmospheres

The effects of snowlines on C/O in planetary atmospheres

The effects of snowlines on C/O in planetary atmospheres by Karin Öberg, Ruth Murray-Clay and Edwin Bergin In a series of papers, Nikku Madhusudhan and…

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