A high binary fraction for the most massive close-in giant planets and brown dwarf desert members

28 Mar 2019 Fontanive C. Rice K. Bonavita M. Lopez E. Muzic K. Biller B.

Stellar multiplicity is believed to influence planetary formation and evolution, although the precise nature and extent of this role remain ambiguous. We present a study aimed at testing the role of stellar multiplicity in the formation and/or evolution of the most massive, close-in planetary and substellar companions... (read more)

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  • EARTH AND PLANETARY ASTROPHYSICS
  • SOLAR AND STELLAR ASTROPHYSICS