Comparison of Planetary Hα-emission Models: A New Correlation with Accretion Luminosity
Gabriel-Dominique Marleau - Uni TübingenNov 19, 2021
Formation & evolution
Classical T Tauri stars
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¶ Accreting planets have been detected through their hydrogen-line emission, specifically Hα. To interpret this, stellar-regime empirical correlations between the Hα luminosity LHα and the accretion luminosity Lacc or accretion rate Mdot have been extrapolated to planetary masses, however without validation. We present a theoretical Lacc-LHα relationship applicable to a ...