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Traces of Water, Temperature Variations Confirmed in Super-Hot Gas Giant’s Atmosphere

May 31, 2023


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Presented by Michigan News

Researchers from the University of Michigan confirmed that there are water features on an ultrahot gas giant known as WASP-18b, which is ten times the size of Jupiter. The features were picked up by the James Webb Space Telescope some 400 light-years away, that were previously missed by the Hubble Telescope.

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