View Full Version : Astronomers Watch Superstorm Raging on Distant Exoplanet

2010-Jun-23, 07:30 PM
Likely, future interstellar flights will not include the exoplanet HD209458b as a featured get-away destination. Not only is this extra solar planet a scorchingly hot world where the poisonous atmosphere is being evaporated, but new observations show this gas giant also has superstorms with winds of 5,000 to 10,000 km per hour. "It's definitely not [...]

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