Small flow rate can supply inwardly migrating shortest-period planets

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Taylor, Stuart F.; (2013)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
  • Journal: EPJ Web of Conferences (issn: 2100-014X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1051/epjconf/20134702003
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Solar and Stellar Astrophysics | Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics | QC1-999
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

The number of exoplanets found with periods as short as one day and less was surprising given how fast these planets had been expected to migrate into the star due to the tides raised on the star by planets at such close distances. It has been seen as improbable that we... View more
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