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When the Space Telescope Science Institute wants to impress Congress and other key supporters, it teams up with NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center to print this upscale picture book filled with articles about research undertaken using the Hubble Space Telescope. The Hubble Science Year in Review is lavishly illustrated and luxuriously printed. Most of the photographs come from Hubble, of course, but when the editors wanted to set the tone for a story on transiting exoplanets they asked for one of mine.

The inset above is the opening spread of the article on "Hot Jupiters" from a late pre-press galley (March 2007). I've set it against a background made from part of the book's cover. I noted with alarm that my promised credit line was nowhere to be found, but I'm assured (May 1) that while it's missing from this "final version" it is indeed in the press-ready product. Stay tuned!