Second Exoplanet with Retrograde Orbit Discovered - Universe Today
The exoplanet HAT-P-7b has been observed to have a very curious orbit. It either has a highly tilted orbit – passing almost over the poles of its parent star, HAT-P-7 – or a retrograde orbit; that is, orbiting in the opposite direction of its parent star. Two teams of researchers, both using the Subaru Telescope … Continue reading "Second Exoplanet with Retrograde Orbit Discovered"