Blue and bizarre This illustration shows HD 189733b, a huge…

Blue and bizarre

This illustration shows HD 189733b, a huge gas giant that orbits very close to its host star HD 189733. The planet’s atmosphere is scorching with a temperature of over 1000 degrees Celsius, and it rains glass, sideways, in howling 7000 kilometre-per-hour winds. 

Image credit: NASA, ESA, M. Kornmesser  | Animation