Quantcast
Last updated on April 21, 2014 at 7:52 EDT

ScienceCasts: Big Weather on Hot Jupiters

May 25, 2013

Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope are making weather maps of an exotic class of exoplanets called “hot Jupiters.” What they’re finding is wilder than anything we experience here in our own solar system.

credit: NASA