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Séminaire du Jeudi 24 mars 2016

Winds, tides and irradiation : Survival prospects for hot Jupiters

Andrew Collier Cameron (St Andrews University)
Thursday March 24th - 11am
IPAG Seminar Room - IPAG

Hot Jupiters are intrinsically rare objects, but selection effects favour their discovery in both radial-velocity surveys and ground-based transit searches such as WASP and HAT. I will discuss the migration routes that bring these gas-giant planets into such close orbits around their host stars. I will then examine the environmental factors that determine the long-term survival prospects of hot Jupiters, showing how tides and irradiation sculpt the inner boundary of the mass-separation diagram for gas-giant planets.

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Sous la tutelle de:

CNRS Université Grenoble Alpes