Earth Masses

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Planets Beyond Neptune - Planet X - Further Searches For Planet(s) X
... first described as "possibly as large as the giant planet Jupiter and possibly so close to Earth that it would be part of this Solar System" ... the stability of Pluto's resonance with Neptune by placing test "Planet X-es" with various masses and at various distances from Pluto ... that the hypothetical object's mass had to exceed 5 Earth masses to break the resonance, and the parameter space is quite large and a large variety of objects could have existed beyond Pluto without disturbing the ...
Nebular Hypothesis - Formation of Planets - Giant Planets
... formation of the giant planets in relatively low mass disks (less than 0.1 solar masses) ... formation is divided into two stages a) accretion of a core of approximately 10 Earth masses and b) accretion of gas from the protoplanetary disk ... the minimum mass nebula capable of terrestrial planet formation can only form 1–2 Earth-mass cores at the distance of Jupiter (5 AU) within 10 million years ...
Formation And Evolution Of The Solar System - Formation - Formation of Planets
... These rocky bodies would become the terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars) ... The terrestrial embryos grew to about 0.05 Earth masses and ceased accumulating matter about 100,000 years after the formation of the Sun subsequent ... Planetesimals beyond the frost line accumulated up to four Earth masses within about 3 million years ...
Super-Earths - Definition
... In general, the super-Earths are defined as exclusively by their mass, and the term does not imply temperatures, compositions, orbital properties, adaptability, or ... A variety of specific mass values are cited in definitions of super-Earths ... While sources generally agree on an upper bound of 10 Earth masses, (~69% of the mass of Uranus, which is the Solar System gas giant with the least mass), the lower bound varies from 1 or 1.9 to 5, with various ...
Sudarsky Extrasolar Planet Classification
... for example terrestrial planets such as Earth, HD 85512 b (3.6 Earth masses) and OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb (5.5 Earth masses) or ice giants such as Uranus ...

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