Migration vs co-orbital planets

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Migration vs co-orbital planets

Post by Lazarus on 30th June 2014, 5:22 pm

Perhaps some hints as to why no Trojan planets have shown up so far?

Pierens & Raymond "Disruption of co-orbital (1:1) planetary resonances during gas-driven orbital migration"

Mechanism operates for planets in the partial gap-opening regime where the ratio is less than a factor of two. Systems with more massive leading planets are more stable, as are systems where both planets are massive enough to open a full gap.
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