Image from Steve Bowers
Osiris, HD 209458b is a hot evaporating EpiStellar Jovian world

Osiris, a gas giant world very close to its star, is gradually evaporating; its atmosphere streams out away from the star like a giant comet.

Star: HD 209458
Stellar Type: F8-G0V
Distance from Sol: 154 ly
Planet: Osiris (named in the Information Age; one of the first extrasolar planets to be given a name)
Affilition: Solipsist Panvirtuality
Orbital Period: 3.5 days
Temperature: 1200 K

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Text by Steve Bowers
Initially published on 04 November 2008.