Understanding the atmospheric properties and chemical composition of the ultra-hot Jupiter HAT-P-7b

  title={Understanding the atmospheric properties and chemical composition of the ultra-hot Jupiter HAT-P-7b},
  author={Karan Molaverdikhani and Ch. Helling and Ben W. P. Lew and Ryan J. MacDonald and Dominic Samra and Nicolas Iro and Peter Woitke and Vivien Parmentier},
  journal={Astronomy \& Astrophysics},
Context. Ultra-hot Jupiters are the hottest exoplanets that have been discovered so far. They present a unique possibility to explore hot and cold chemistry on one object. The tidally locked ultra-hot Jupiter HAT-P-7b has a day-to-night temperature difference of ≃2500 K, confining cloud formation to the nightside and efficient ionisation to the dayside. Both have distinct observational signatures. Aims. We analyse plasma and magnetic processes in the atmosphere of the ultra-hot Jupiter HAT-P-7b… 

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