The effect of close-in giant planets' evolution on tidal-induced migration of exomoons

  title={The effect of close-in giant planets' evolution on tidal-induced migration of exomoons},
  author={Jaime A. Alvarado and J. Zuluaga and Mario Sucerquia},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
Hypothetical exomoons around close-in giant planets may migrate inwards and/or outwards in virtue of the interplay of the star, planet and moon tidal interactions. These processes could be responsible for the disruption of lunar systems, the collision of moons with planets or could provide a mechanism for the formation of exorings. Several models have been developed to determine the fate of exomoons when subject to the tidal effects of their host planet. None of them have taken into account the… Expand

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