Eccentric


Highly Eccentric Exoplanet Raises Questions about the Origin of ‘Hot Jupiters’

Highly Eccentric Exoplanet Raises Questions about the Origin of ‘Hot Jupiters’

Hot Jupiter known as HD 80606b has a wildly eccentric orbit almost like that of a comet. As the exoplanet approaches close to i...

Mar 28 2016, 10:08pm CDT

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Most Eccentric Orbit

Astronomers Discover Exoplanet with Most Eccentric Orbit

Extrasolar planet HD 20782 has the most eccentric orbit ever seen. These types of exoplanets are not found in our solar system....

Mar 20 2016, 10:04am CDT