Blue Alien Planet Explained: Inside Hubble’s Exoplanet Color Discovery (Infographic)

Blue Alien Planet Explained: Inside Hubble’s Exoplanet Color Discovery (Infographic)

by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist
Date: 11 July 2013 Time: 09:00 AM ET
Infographic: Facts about the hot blue gas giant planet HD 189733b.

Light from the planet HD 189733b was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and analyzed. Astronomers say that the giant planet has a deep-blue atmosphere, but conditions are in no way Earth-like.

via Space.com

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