NASA discovers alien ‘deep blue’ planet that rains glass

HD 189733b has the distinction of being among a peculiar class of planets called “hot Jupiters,” which orbit perilously close to their parent stars.

NASA discovers alien ‘deep blue’ planet that rains glass

Science Recorder | Jonathan Marker | Saturday, July 13, 2013

According to a July 11 news release from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), astronomers using the space agency’s Hubble Space Telescope to make visible-light observations of exoplanet HD 189733b have concluded that the true color of the celestial body is blue... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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