Found: A Neptune-sized planet with sulfur-rich clouds and a watery atmosphere

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 14:32 in Astronomy & Space

Scientists peering at a “warm Neptune” roughly 430 light-years away have discovered far less water in the gassy planet’s atmosphere than they expected — which puts it at odds with the ice giants in our own solar system. The atmosphere of HAT-P-26b, described in the journal Science, runs counter...

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