Fly by past the planet HD 189733b (artist's impression)

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The planet HD 189733b (here seen in an artist's impression) orbits close to its parent star, and is slightly larger than Jupiter. Analysis of the light passing through the planet?s atmosphere has shown that it possess high level hazes. The proximity to its star results in an atmospheric temperature of roughly seven hundred degrees Celsius.

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ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Release date:11 December 2007, 10:00
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Duration:16s

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