Milestone for JWST exoplanet observations: atmosphere properties in more detail than ever before

Space Daily


Heidelberg, Germany (SPX) Nov 23, 2022

Observations of the exoplanet WASP-39b with the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have yielded a wealth of information about the planet's atmosphere - a whole new level of observational data, and a harbinger of how JWST will shape the study of exoplanet atmospheres in the future. The detailed infrared spectra taken with three of JWST's four instruments contain information about atmospheric chemi

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