Spectral and Photometric Diagnostics of Giant Planet Formation Scenarios

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Spiegel, David S.; Burrows, Adam;
(2011)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/0004-637X/745/2/174
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

Gas-giant planets that form via core accretion might have very different characteristics from those that form via disk-instability. Disk-instability objects are typically thought to have higher entropies, larger radii, and (generally) higher effective temperatures than ... View more
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