Exoplanets: Migration of giants

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Authors

Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

The origin of hot Jupiters, large gaseous planets in close orbits around stars, is unknown. Observations suggest that such planets are abundant in stellar clusters, and can result from encounters with other celestial bodies.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)496-497
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume537
Early online date31 Aug 2016
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2016