Published on Jul 31, 2013
Chandra X-ray and XMM-Newton observatories detected a Jupiter-sized planet passing in front of of its star in a 2.2 day orbit (30x closer than Earth to the Sun). Planet HD 189773b is 63 light years away.
- NASA’s Chandra sees eclipsing planet in X-rays for first time (scooprocket.com)
- Chandra Sees Eclipsing Planet in X-Rays for First Time (rashidfaridi.com)
- NASA Discovery: Spacecraft Captures ‘Hot Jupiter’ Eclipse in X-Ray For First Time Ever [PHOTOS] (designntrend.com)
- First X-Ray Observation of Distant Exoplanet HD 189733b Caught by NASA’s Chandra and XMM Newton (hngn.com)
- “Blue” Exoplanet Now Seen in X-rays for the First Time (universetoday.com)
- Scientists Catch An X-Ray Eclipse Of A Planet Where It Rains Glass (forbes.com)