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Improving our knowledge on planetary systems using dynamics

Alexandre C. M. Correia
Universidade de Aveiro

In some planetary systems, the mutual interactions between the multiple planets and the star are strong and the orbits deviate from the traditional Keplerian ellipses. Dynamical studies are then very important to fully understand and characterise these systems. Moreover, they can provide additional information about the planets such as their true masses and internal structures. I will present some techniques used to analyse these complex systems, illustrating with some real examples.

2016 November 09, 13:30

Centro de AstrofÝsica da Universidade do Porto (Auditorium)
Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto

Instituto de Astrof├şsica e Ci├¬ncias do Espa├žo Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Funda├ž├úo para a Ci├¬ncia e a Tecnologia
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