Astronomers discover two new 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets

March 10, 2016 6:24 PM

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Astronomers discover two new 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets

Both "hot Jupiters" are less dense than the real Jupiter, making them ideal candidates for follow-up studies aimed at gleaning details about their atmospheres.

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 10 (UPI) -- A team of Chilean astronomers have identified two new "hot Jupiter" exoplanets using data collected by NASA's Kepler probe.

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