VSTAR models of the hot Jupiter HD 189733b

Kimberly Bott, Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer, Jeremy Bailey

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Abstract

Past analysis of HD 189733b's atmosphere has been a cause for some debate, with conflicting findings regarding water and sodium abundances and the presence of a high altitude haze. We present our models of HD 189733b's atmospheric composition using VSTAR (Versatile Software for Transfer of Atmospheric Radiation). Since the effective temperature of the planet is expected to be approximately 5000K, newly available high-temperature spectral line lists were used.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExploring the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages279-280
Number of pages2
Volume8
EditionS299
ISBN (Print)9781107045200
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
NumberS299
Volume8
ISSN (Print)17439213
ISSN (Electronic)17439221

Keywords

  • Physical data and processes: radiative transfer
  • Planets and satellites: atmospheres
  • Planets and satellites: composition
  • Planets and satellites: individual: HD 189733b

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    Bott, K., Kedziora-Chudczer, L., & Bailey, J. (2013). VSTAR models of the hot Jupiter HD 189733b. In Exploring the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems (S299 ed., Vol. 8, pp. 279-280). (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union; Vol. 8, No. S299). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1743921313008582