NASA's Spitzer illuminates exoplanets in Astronomical Society briefing

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 19:10:55 GMT
Space Daily

Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 14, 2022 Two new studies using data from NASA's retired Spitzer Space...

Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 14, 2022 Two new studies using data from NASA's retired Spitzer Space Telescope shed light on giant exoplanets and brown dwarfs, objects that aren't quite stars but aren't quite planets either. Both studies will be the focus of virtual news conferences hosted by the American Astronomical Society on Jan. 13. One investigation shows that the weather on brown dwarfs - which form like stars but don't h