Exoplanet Atmospheres

  title={Exoplanet Atmospheres},
  author={Sara Seager and Drake L. Deming},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  • S. Seager, D. Deming
  • Published 21 May 2010
  • Geology, Physics
  • arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
At the dawn of the first discovery of exoplanets orbiting sun-like stars in the mid-1990s, few believed that observations of exoplanet atmospheres would ever be possible. After the 2002 Hubble Space Telescope detection of a transiting exoplanet atmosphere, many skeptics discounted it as a one-object, one-method success. Nevertheless, the field is now firmly established, with over two dozen exoplanet atmospheres observed today. Hot Jupiters are the type of exoplanet currently most amenable to… 
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