Models of Jupiter's growth incorporating thermal and hydrodynamic constraints

  title={Models of Jupiter's growth incorporating thermal and hydrodynamic constraints},
  author={Jack J. Lissauer and Olenka Hubickyj and Gennaro D'Angelo and Peter H. Bodenheimer},
We model the growth of Jupiter via core nucleated accretion, applying constraints from hydrodynamical processes that result from the disk{planet interaction. We compute the planet’s internal structure using a well tested planetary formation code that is based upon a Henyey-type stellar evolution code. The planet’s interactions with the protoplanetary disk are calculated using 3-D hydrodynamic simulations. Previous models of Jupiter’s growth have taken the radius of the planet to be… Expand
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