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ASTM001/MAS423 Solar System Solar Nebula & Planet Formation
 

Summary: ASTM001/MAS423 Solar System
Solar Nebula & Planet Formation
Craig B. Agnor
Queen Mary, University of London
April 3, 2008
Outline
The solar system we have today
(what we have to explain).
Review basic ideas of solar nebula.
The so-called Minimum Mass Solar Nebula or (MMSN)
Derive mass accretion rate of a solid planet.
`Orderly' accretion.
'Runaway' accretion
Discuss implications
Solar system structure: Inner system
Terrestrial Planets
Mercury 0.39 AU
Venus 0.72 AU
Earth 1.00 AU
Mars 1.52 AU

  

Source: Agnor, Craig B. - Astronomy Unit, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London

 

Collections: Physics