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Discover The Celestial Beauty of 'Hot Jupiter' Exoplanets
- 05/30/2013 05:44 PM EDT Sci/Tech
Here on Earth, we keep ourselves a comfortable distance from the sun. But there exoplanets that exist outside our solar system and are able to withstand the direct heat of the sun. Some of which are called 'hot Jupiters' for their ability to withstand, well, the heat. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is the only equipment of it's kind that could caputre these celestial beings that are hundreds of lightyears from Earth.