Welcome, Guest

Author Topic: XO-3b planet  (Read 2768 times)

witold

  • *****
  • Posts: 130
  • Sorry for my bad english (if he is)
XO-3b planet
« on: February 09, 2010, 02:38:39 PM »

APODman

  • Universe Sandbox 1 Beta Team
  • *****
  • Posts: 225
    • Astronomic Picture of the Day - Brazil
Re: XO-3b planet
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2010, 06:29:13 AM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XO-3b

Even more interesting than the planet itīs the nature of scientific Project that found it. The XO Project:

- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XO_Project

Itīs a project that amateur and professional antstronomers a equipament available for ( rich ) amateur astronomers seek for exoplanets in transit !

[ ] īs

Naru523

  • Universe Sandbox 1 Beta Team
  • *****
  • Posts: 1295
  • let's walk the true path of life
Re: XO-3b planet
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2010, 08:49:27 AM »
Interesting. Might be a binary star due to the planet's high mass (brown dwarf).

witold

  • *****
  • Posts: 130
  • Sorry for my bad english (if he is)
Re: XO-3b planet
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2010, 06:37:34 AM »
Anyway. I made system for this one.

I hope he will get into "Universe Sandbox 2" data base