Search Results for: node/Orbits

Circular orbits identified for small exoplanets

stars before hurtling far out in highly eccentric, elongated orbits. “Twenty years ago, we only knew about our solar system, and everything was circular and so everyone expected circular orbits

A far-off solar system

…same sprawling plane. In contrast, most exoplanets discovered in recent years — particularly the giants known as “hot Jupiters” — inhabit far more eccentric orbits. Now researchers at MIT, the…

Learning from hot Jupiters

…the sun in the solar system), but many also have highly elliptical (oval-like) orbits, unlike the solar-system planets, which have circular orbits. The solar-system planets are well-aligned and prograde, meaning…

Thesis Defense: Katherine Deck (“The Orbital Dynamics and Long-Term Stability of Planetary Systems”)

…of compact systems with more than one planet. The closeness of the planetary orbits in these multi-planet systems leads to strong dynamical interactions that imprint themselves on the transit light…

History

…Data System with a Central Node located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a set of Discipline Nodes at other sites. The Center housed that part of the Geosciences Node

Nearly horizon skimming orbits of Kerr black holes

1 Physical Review D Hughes, S.A. 3 8960 Hughes, S.A. yes…