A Highly Settled Disk around Oph163131

  title={A Highly Settled Disk around Oph163131},
  author={Marion Villenave and Karl R. Stapelfeldt and Gaspard Duch{\^e}ne and François M{\'e}nard and Michiel Lambrechts and Anibal Sierra and Christian Flores and William R. F. Dent and Stephan Wolff and {\'A}lvaro Ribas and Myriam Benisty and Nicol{\'a}s Cuello and Christophe Pinte},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
High dust density in the midplane of protoplanetary disks is favorable for efficient grain growth and can allow fast formation of planetesimals and planets, before disks dissipate. Vertical settling and dust trapping in pressure maxima are two mechanisms allowing dust to concentrate in geometrically thin and high-density regions. In this work, we aim to study these mechanisms in the highly inclined protoplanetary disk SSTC2D J163131.2-242627 (Oph 163131, i ∼ 84°). We present new high-angular… 

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