Atmosphere Around GJ 1132b Detected; What Will Event Horizon Telescope See?; Jupiter in Opposition

Thanks to all for letting me know you wanted to learn more about the atmosphere detection around GJ 1132b and I also wanted to delve a bit more into the amazing observations going on this week around the world by the Earth-sized Event Horizon Telesco

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Thanks to all for letting me know you wanted to learn more about the atmosphere detection around GJ 1132b and I also wanted to delve a bit more into the amazing observations going on this week around the world by the Earth-sized Event Horizon Telescope as it attempts to image Sgr A*. But what will it see? Also, the Hubble Space Telescope images Jupiter in celebration of the opposition of Jupiter.

Links to this week's stories:
Atmosphere around GJ 1132b:

https://phys.org/news/2017-04-atmosphere-super-earth.html
https://www.slashgear.com/most-important-exoplanet-gj-1132b-found-to-have-an-atmosphere-06481152/

The Paper on Astro-ph:
https://arxiv.org/abs/1612.02425

What will the Event Horizon Telescope Actually See?
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35258378

Hubble images Jupiter at opposition:
http://hubblesite.org/video/945/news_release/2017-15

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