Picturing Exoplanet Clouds

Illustration of cross sections of possible exoplanet atmospheres, showing clouds, structure and composition.
August 10, 2022
CreditNASA/JPL-Caltech/Lizbeth B. De La Torre
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Exoplanet clouds can reveal important details of exoplanet atmospheres, including hot Jupiters, Mini-Neptunes and super-Earths. This graphic illustrates the potential nature of exoplanet atmospheres in cross-section.