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Fig. 3 | Earth, Planets and Space

Fig. 3

From: Orbital evolution of a circumbinary planet in a gaseous disk

Fig. 3

Orbital-evolution scenario. 1: Protoplanet formed in the outer area migrates to the disk’s inner edge, which is within \(r_{\mathrm{crit}}\). 2: Planet moves to an orbit where positive and negative torques balance-out. This balancing point moves outward as the protoplanetary disk dissipates. 3: Planet remains near the unstable boundary after disk dissipation

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