A Unified Theory for the Atmospheres of the Hot and Very Hot Jupiters: Two Classes of Irradiated Atmospheres

@article{Fortney2008AUT,
  title={A Unified Theory for the Atmospheres of the Hot and Very Hot Jupiters: Two Classes of Irradiated Atmospheres},
  author={J. Fortney and K. Lodders and M. Marley and R. Freedman},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={678},
  pages={1419-1435}
}
We highlight the potential importance of gaseous TiO and VO opacity on the highly irradiated close-in giant planets. The atmospheres of these planets naturally fall in to two classes that are somewhat analogous to the Mand L-type dwarfs. Those that are warm enough to have appreciable opacity due to TiO and VO gases we term the “pM Class” planets, and those that are cooler, such that Ti and V are predominantly in solid condensates, we term “pL Class” planets. The optical spectra of pL Class… Expand
Two Classes of Hot Jupiter Atmospheres
  • J. Fortney
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2008
Can TiO Explain Thermal Inversions in the Upper Atmospheres of Irradiated Giant Planets
Characterizing the Atmospheres of Hot Jupiters: From Spectra to Multi-Color Maps
  • H. Knutson
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2008
Transmission Spectra of Three-Dimensional Hot Jupiter Model Atmospheres
On the radiative equilibrium of irradiated planetary atmospheres
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 106 REFERENCES
Atmosphere, Interior, and Evolution of the Metal-rich Transiting Planet HD 149026b
On the Indirect Detection of Sodium in the Atmosphere of the Planetary Companion to HD 209458
The hottest planet
On the Dayside Thermal Emission of Hot Jupiters
...
1
2
3
4
5
...