Evaporating ice moons around migrated giant planets

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Evaporating ice moons around migrated giant planets

Post by Lazarus on 22nd March 2017, 1:23 pm

Lehmer, Catling & Zahnle "The longevity of water ice on Ganymedes and Europas around migrated giant planets"
https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.06936

Looks like Ganymede-sized moons may have good chances for retaining their water provided they remain outside the runaway greenhouse limit. Europa-size moons are not so lucky.
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