The changing phases of extrasolar planet CoRoT-1b

@article{Snellen2009TheCP,
  title={The changing phases of extrasolar planet CoRoT-1b},
  author={Ignas A. G. Snellen and Ernst J. W. de Mooij and Simon H. Albrecht},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={459},
  pages={543-545}
}
Hot Jupiters are a class of extrasolar planet that orbit their parent stars at very short distances. They are expected to be tidally locked, which can lead to a large temperature difference between their daysides and nightsides. Infrared observations of eclipsing systems have yielded dayside temperatures for a number of transiting planets. The day–night contrast of the transiting extrasolar planet HD 189733b was ‘mapped’ using infrared observations. It is expected that the contrast between the… 

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