If a massive body fails to become a star could it still suport planetary system?

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if a massive body fails to become a star could it still suport
planetary system?
 

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Originally posted by wolram
if a massive body fails to become a star could it still suport
planetary system?
Sure, it would be called a "mini system" like Jupiter, Saturn, etc. with numerous moons (planets) orbiting around. Anything under ~0.08 solar masses won't start fusion, but other objects can still form and orbit.

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