Ploonets: formation, evolution, and detectability of tidally detached exomoons

@article{Sucerquia2019PloonetsFE,
  title={Ploonets: formation, evolution, and detectability of tidally detached exomoons},
  author={Mario Sucerquia and J. A. Alvarado-Montes and J. Zuluaga and N. Cuello and C. Giuppone},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2019},
  volume={489},
  pages={2313-2322}
}
Close-in giant planets represent the most significant evidence of planetary migration. If large exomoons form around migrating giant planets which are more stable (e.g. those in the Solar System), what happens to these moons after migration is still under intense research. This paper explores the scenario where large regular exomoons escape after tidal-interchange of angular momentum with its parent planet, becoming small planets by themselves. We name this hypothetical type of object a \textit… Expand

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