Hot Jupiters

Scientists discover four 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets orbiting dwarf stars

Scientists discover four 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets orbiting dwarf stars

All the four planets belong to the class of exoplanets known as 'hot Jupiters.'

Jan 01, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
Astronomers find 'hot Jupiters' more common in star clusters

Astronomers find 'hot Jupiters' more common in star clusters

A team astronomers found that planets known as 'hot Jupiters' are more common in a star cluster in the constellation of Cancer than around stars outside clusters.

Jun 18, 2016, 00:20 AM IST
Five new 'hot Jupiters' discovered using WASP instrument

Five new 'hot Jupiters' discovered using WASP instrument

The newly discovered planets were designated WASP-119 b, WASP-124 b, WASP-126 b, WASP-129 b and WASP-133 b, 'Phys.Org' reported.

Feb 18, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
Wind hurtles across this exoplanet at 5400 mph

Wind hurtles across this exoplanet at 5400 mph

 The wind speed recorded is 20x greater than the fastest ever known on earth, where it would be seven times the speed of sound.

Nov 14, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Hubble reveals temperature variations of `hot Jupiters`

Hot Jupiters are giant exoplanets, similar in size to Jupiter that orbit so close to their stars that their atmospheres can reach temperatures of 1000-3000 degrees Celsius.

Jul 07, 2013, 11:27 AM IST

NASA`s Spitzer Telescope dissecting `hot Jupiters`

Thanks to NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope, researchers are beginning to dissect an exotic class of exoplanets, called hot Jupiters, revealing raging winds and other aspects of their turbulent nature.

May 07, 2013, 13:01 PM IST

`Hot Jupiters` probably oust earth-like planets

In the hunt for Earth-like planets, it is helpful to seek clues and patterns that can aid scientist narrow down the types of systems.

May 08, 2012, 12:17 PM IST