Transmission spectral properties of clouds for hot Jupiter exoplanets

@article{Wakeford2014TransmissionSP,
  title={Transmission spectral properties of clouds for hot Jupiter exoplanets},
  author={Hannah R. Wakeford and David K. Sing},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  year={2014}
}
  • H. WakefordD. Sing
  • Published 26 September 2014
  • Physics, Geology
  • arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
Clouds have an important role in the atmospheres of planetary bodies. It is expected that, like all the planetary bodies in our solar system, exoplanet atmospheres will also have substantial cloud coverage, and evidence is mounting for clouds in a number of hot Jupiters. In order to better characterise planetary atmospheres we need to consider the effects these clouds will have on the observed broadband transmission spectra. Here we examine the expected cloud condensate species for hot Jupiter… 

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