Thursday, July 11, 2013

Hubble Observes a Cobalt Blue Exoplanet

Source - NASA Science News for July 11, 2013

Astronomers working with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have deduced the actual color of a planet orbiting another star 63 light-years away. The planet is HD 189733b, and its color is cobalt blue. If seen directly, this planet would look like a deep blue dot, reminiscent of Earth's color as seen from space.

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