Nov 12, 2009 · Winn’s team discovered the misalignment in July using the Japanese Subaru telescope in Hawaii. To measure the angle of orbit of HAT-P-7b, which is 1.4 times as wide and 1.8 times as massive as Jupiter and located about 1,000 light years away, it was necessary that it be an “eclipsing” planet, or one that passes in front of its sun from ...
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