Connect with us

Science

Astronomers discover first cloudless, Jupiter-like planet – Phys.org

Astronomers at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian have detected the first Jupiter-like planet without clouds or haze in its observable atmosphere….

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

Astronomers at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian have detected the first Jupiter-like planet without clouds or haze in its observable atmosphere. The findings were published this month in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.
Named WASP-62b, the gas giant was first detected in 2012 through the Wide Angle Search for Planets (WASP) South survey. Its atmosphere, however, had never been closely studied until now.
“For my thesis, I have been working on exoplanet characterization,” says…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
Mars rover travels 6.5 metres in ‘flawless’ first drive – Al Jazeera English
Article feature image
Asteroid passing Earth now could impact satellites upon return in 2029 – Business Insider
Article feature image
NASA’s new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet – Yahoo News