Saturday, 27 September 2014

NASA finds clear skies on exoplanet

In a display of interstellar teamwork, NASA’s Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler space telescopes have discovered clear skies and water vapor in the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized planet orbiting a star 120 light years from Earth. According to the space agency, this may not only provide insights into the formation of giant exoplanets, but also act as a new tool for detecting water on Earth-like planets orbiting other stars... Continue Reading NASA finds clear skies on exoplanet

Section: Space

Tags: Cygnus, Exoplanet, Hubble, Kepler Mission, NASA, Space telescope, Spectroscopy,Spitzer

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