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Title: DEBRIS DISTRIBUTION IN HD 95086—A YOUNG ANALOG OF HR 8799

HD 95086 is a young early-type star that hosts (1) a 5 M{sub J} planet at the projected distance of 56 AU revealed by direct imaging, and (2) a prominent debris disk. Here we report the detection of 69 μm crystalline olivine feature from the disk using the Spitzer/MIPS-SED data covering 55-95 μm. Due to the low resolution of the MIPS-SED mode, this feature is not spectrally resolved, but is consistent with the emission from crystalline forsterite contributing ∼5% of the total dust mass. We also present detailed analysis of the disk spectral energy distribution and re-analysis of resolved images obtained by Herschel. Our results suggest that the debris structure around HD 95086 consists of a warm (∼175 K) belt, a cold (∼55 K) disk, and an extended disk halo (up to ∼800 AU), and is very similar to that of HR 8799. We compare the properties of the three debris components, and suggest that HD 95086 is a young analog of HR 8799. We further investigate and constrain single-planet, two-planet, three-planet, and four-planet architectures that can account for the observed debris structure and are compatible with dynamical stability constraints. We find that equal-mass four-planet configurations of geometrically spaced orbits, with eachmore » planet of mass ∼ 5 M{sub J} , could maintain the gap between the warm and cold debris belts, and also be just marginally stable for timescales comparable to the age of the system.« less
Authors:
; ;  [1] ; ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, 933 N Cherry Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721 (United States)
  2. Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 (United States)
  3. Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Königstuhl 17 D-69117, Heidelberg (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22364382
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astrophysical Journal; Journal Volume: 799; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; DETECTION; ENERGY SPECTRA; IMAGES; MASS; OLIVINE; ORBITS; PLANETS; RESOLUTION; STAR EVOLUTION; STARS