noaoann16010 — Announcement
Likely new planet may be in slow death spiral
9 June 2016
Astronomers searching for the galaxy’s youngest planets have found one unlike any other: a newborn ‘hot Jupiter’ whose outer layers are being pulled away by the star it orbits. Possibly in a slow death spiral, the planet was studied with multiple telescopes including the Kitt Peak 4-m Mayall.
- Read more in the Rice University Press Release.