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From astrobites: "When Planets Won’t Stay Put"


Title: Dynamical origin of extrasolar planet eccentricity distribution
Authors: Mario Jurić and Scott Tremaine
First author’s institution: Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, USA… 1,175 more words

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From astrobites: "And along came a Neptune-sized planet"


Title: The K2-ESPRINT Project VI: K2-105 b, a Hot-Neptune around a Metal-rich G-dwarf
Authors: N.Narita et al. 2017
First Author’s Institution: Department of Astronomy, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan… 920 more words