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Angular momentum exchange during secular migration of two-planet systems

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Author(s):
Rodriguez, Adrian [1] ; Michtchenko, Tatiana A. [1] ; Miloni, Octavio [2]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Astron Geofis & Ciencias Atmosfer, IAG USP, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Nacl La Plata, Fac Ciencias Astron & Geofis, La Plata - Argentina
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: CELESTIAL MECHANICS & DYNAMICAL ASTRONOMY; v. 111, n. 1-2, SI, p. 161-178, OCT 2011.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

We investigate the secular dynamics of two-planet coplanar systems evolving under mutual gravitational interactions and dissipative forces. We consider two mechanisms responsible for the planetary migration: star-planet (or planet-satellite) tidal interactions and interactions of a planet with a gaseous disc. We show that each migration mechanism is characterized by a specific law of orbital angular momentum exchange. Calculating stationary solutions of the conservative secular problem and taking into account the orbital angular momentum leakage, we trace the evolutionary routes followed by the planet pairs during the migration process. This procedure allows us to recover the dynamical history of two-planet systems and constrain parameters of the involved physical processes. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 09/16900-5 - Dynamical evolution of planetary systems with dissipation
Grantee:Adrian Rodriguez Colucci
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate