Dynamically hot Super-Earths from outer giant planet scattering

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Huang, Chelsea X.; Petrovich, Cristobal; Deibert, Emily;
(2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/1538-3881/aa67fb
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

The hundreds of multiple planetary systems discovered by the \textit{Kepler} mission are typically observed to reside in close-in ($\lesssim0.5$ AU), low-eccentricity, and low-inclination orbits. We run N-body experiments to study the effect that unstable outer ($\gtrsi... View more
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