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July 5, 2011 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-22

NASA's Hubble Makes One Millionth Science Observation

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About the Object
Object Name: HAT-P-7b
Object Description: Eclipsing extrasolar planet and host star
Position (J2000): R.A. 19h 28m 59s
Dec. +47°58' 11"
Constellation: Cygnus
Distance: About 1,044 light-years or 320 parsecs
Dimensions: The planet HAT-P-7b is 1.4 times Jupiter's diameter
About the Data
Data Description: The HST data are from proposal 12181: D. Deming (University of Maryland), E. Agol (University of Washington), A.S. Burrows (Princeton University), D. Charbonneau (Harvard University), Mark Clampin (NASA/GSFC), J.-M. Desert (Harvard University), R. Gilliland (STScI), H. Knutson (California Institute of Technology), N. Madhusudhan (Princeton University), A Mandell (NASA/GSFC), S. Seager (MIT), and A. Showman (University of Arizona).
Instrument: WFC3/IR
Exposure Date(s): July 4, 2011
Exposure Time: 1427 minutes
Filters: G141 (grism), F139M (water/methane line)