Getting Down to Extraplanetary Weather Detail!

by Mike Levin SEO & Datamaster, 05/14/2007

jiawen writes “Data from the Spitzer Space Telescope has been used by researchers to make the first-ever map of an extrasolar planet. It’s a weather map, more precisely, showing temperature variations over the surface of a Hot Jupiter. It really is hot: even the coldest regions are about 1200 degrees F.”
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