On the Correlation between Hot Jupiters and Stellar Clustering
Laetitia Rodet - Cornell UniversityMay 4, 2021
Formation & evolution
System architectures and dynamics
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A recent observational study suggests that the occurrence of hot Jupiters (Hjs) around solar type stars is correlated with stellar clustering. I present in this talk a new scenario for HJ formation, called "Flyby Induced High-e Migration", that may help explain this correlation. In this scenario, stellar flybys excite the ...