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exoplanet

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Another name for an extrasolar planet.

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Exoplanets

David A. Rothery.

in Planets

November 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2991 words.

Planets are common around Sun-like stars. ‘Exoplanets’ examines this type of planet. The first discovery of an exoplanet was made in 1995, and hundreds of exoplanets are now known to exist....

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The Worlds of Exoplanets

Karel Schrijver.

in One of Ten Billion Earths

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Physics; History of Science and Technology. 14063 words.

The landscapes of exoplanets are likely to be incredibly diverse: exoplanets come in a large range of sizes and masses, and therefore surface gravities. Atmospheres can be thick layers, or...

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CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 91 words.

A joint mission between the European Space Agency and Switzerland to observe transits of exoplanets around stars down to 12th

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Uranus, Neptune, and Exoplanets

Andrew P. Ingersoll.

in Planetary Climates

August 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Climate Change. 3992 words.

This chapter focuses on the climates of Uranus, Neptune, and exoplanets. Uranus spins on its side, which allows a comparison between sunlight and rotation for their effects on weather...

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exoplanet

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Another name for an extrasolar planet.

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Exoplanets

G H A Cole.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

February 2001; p ublished online February 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 5340 words.

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exoplanet

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7 words.

Another name for an *extrasolar planet.

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exoplanet

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7 words.

Another name for an *extrasolar planet.

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exoplanet

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 4 words.

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exoplanet

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 4 words.

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