Satellite formation inhibited around massive super-Jupiters?

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Satellite formation inhibited around massive super-Jupiters?

Post by Lazarus on 24th May 2017, 3:34 pm

J. Szulágyi, "Effects of the Planetary Temperature on the Circumplanetary Disk and on the Gap"
https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.08444

Among other things, it looks like planets above ~5 Jupiter masses have violent interactions between the circumplanetary and circumstellar discs, likely creating a hostile environment for satellite formation.
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