Eight new 'hot Jupiters' discovered by astronomers


European astronomers have detected eight new “hot Jupiter” exoplanets as part of the WASP-South transit survey. The newly discovered gas giants have short orbital periods and masses ranging from 0.42 to 5.2 Jupiter masses. The finding is detailed in a paper published March 6 on arXiv.org.
Source: Psys.org
Eight new ‘hot Jupiters’ discovered by astronomers

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