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Formation of a 'planet' by rapid evaporation of a pulsar's companion

Rasio, F. A. and Shapiro, S. L. and Teukolsky, S. A. (1992) Formation of a 'planet' by rapid evaporation of a pulsar's companion. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 256 (2). L35-L37. ISSN 0004-6361.

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A planet-size object in circular orbit around a pulsar could be formed as the result of rapid evaporation of a more massive binary companion by the pulsar's radiation.

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Additional Information:© European Southern Observatory 1992. Received December 24, 1991; accepted January 10, 1992. We thank L. Bildsten for a useful conversation, A. Thoul for a critical reading of the manuscript, and I. Wasserman for comments. This work has been supported in part by NSF grants AST90-15451 and PHY90-07834, and NASA grant NAGW-2364 to Cornell University.
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Subject Keywords:pulsars - stars: planetary systems
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