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A Nongray Theory of Extrasolar Giant Planets and Brown Dwarfs
We present the results of a new series of nongray calculations of the atmospheres, spectra, colors, and evolution of extrasolar giant planets (EGPs) and brown dwarfs for effective temperatures below
The theory of brown dwarfs and extrasolar giant planets
Straddling the traditional realms of the planets and the stars, objects below the edge of the main sequence have such unique properties, and are being discovered in such quantities, that one can
Possible Solutions to the Radius Anomalies of Transiting Giant Planets
We calculate the theoretical evolution of the radii of all 14 of the known transiting extrasolar giant planets (EGPs) for a variety of assumptions concerning atmospheric opacity, dense inner core
Giant planets at small orbital distances
Using Doppler spectroscopy to detect the reflex motion of the nearby star, 51 Pegasi, Mayor & Queloz (1995) claim to have discovered a giant planet in a 0.05 AU, 4.23 day orbit. They estimate its
A Theory of Extrasolar Giant Planets
We present a broad suite of models of extrasolar giant planets (EGP's), ranging in mass from 0.3 to 15 Jupiter masses. The models predict luminosity (both reflected and emitted) as a function of age,
An expanded set of brown dwarf and very low mass star models
We present in this paper updated and improved theoretical models of brown dwarfs and late M dwarfs. The evolution and characteristics of objects between 0.01 and 0.2 solar mass are exhaustively
Atmospheric, Evolutionary, and Spectral Models of the Brown Dwarf Gliese 229 B
Model results confirm the existence of methane and water in the spectrum of Gliese 229 B and indicate that its mass is 30 to 55 jovian masses, meant to guide future searches for extrasolar giant planets and brown dwarfs.
Orbital evolution and migration of giant planets: modeling extrasolar planets
Giant planets in circumstellar disks can migrate inward from their initial (formation) positions. Radial migration is caused by inward torques between the planet and the disk, by outward torques
Cool zero-metallicity stellar atmospheres
Very low mass stars and brown dwarfs have low effective temperatures and their atmospheric opacities are provided by heavy elements which form a host of strongly absorbing molecules. We present a
Comparing Jupiter interior structure models to Juno gravity measurements and the role of a dilute core
The Juno spacecraft has measured Jupiter's low-order, even gravitational moments, J2–J8, to an unprecedented precision, providing important constraints on the density profile and core mass of the