Monthly Archives: February 2014

Directly Imaged L-T Transition Exoplanets in the Mid-Infrared

2M1207 b (pronounced two-mass-twelve-oh-seven-bee) is often considered the first directly imaged extrasolar planet. Though its primary star, 2M1207 A, is actually a brown dwarf, b shares many properties with the HR 8799 planets. Andy Skemer analyzed images taken with MagAO+Clio2 … Continue reading

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Exoclimes III

I just got back to sunny, 80-degree Tucson, Arizona from a snowy, 30-degree exotic climate, at the Exoclimes III conference in Davos, Switzerland. This conference was a meeting of solar and extrasolar planetary scientists to discuss the latest research on … Continue reading

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