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Astronomers find rare “hot Jupiter” planet with clear atmosphere – Big Think

A unique exoplanet without clouds or haze was found by astrophysicists from Harvard and Smithsonian.

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  • Astronomers from Harvard and Smithsonian find a very rare “hot Jupiter” exoplanet without clouds or haze.
  • Such planets were formed differently from others and offer unique research opportunities.
  • Only one other such exoplanet was found previously.

Astronomers detected a first of its kind hot Jupiter-like planet without clouds or haze. Such planets are very rare, with only one exoplanet with a clear atmosphere previously found that one classified as a “hot Saturn”.
The “hot Jupiter” exoplanet WASP-62b…

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