Jupiters


Warm Jupiters have got Companions

Warm Jupiters have got Companions

After analyzing Kepler space telescope data, astronomers from the University of Toronto, Canada, have found a clear understand...

Jul 15 2016, 1:50am CDT

Astronomers Find higher Incidence of Hot Jupiters in Star Clusters

Astronomers Find higher Incidence of Hot Jupiters in Star Clusters

A team of astronomers using data from the La Silla observatory in Chile found that planets known as "hot Jupiters" are more com...

Jun 18 2016, 2:00pm CDT

Astronomers Find Unusually Large Number of Hot Jupiters in Star Cluster Messier 67

Astronomers Find Unusually Large Number of Hot Jupiters in Star Cluster Messier 67

A team of international astronomers have found that giant planets are more common around the stars inside Messier 67 than outsi...

Jun 18 2016, 1:10am CDT

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