August 17 - 23, 2015 Stargazer: Discovery Of A Hot Jupiter

Aug 17, 2015

In addition to finding out what to look for this week in our island skies, we hear about a discovery of a planet being described as similar to a “hot Jupiter" as HPR's Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee for this week’s Stargazer.       

Discovery image of 51 Eri b with the Gemini Planet Imager
Credit J. Rameau (UdeM) and C. Marois (NRC Herzberg)

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