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No star

  1. Nov 30, 2003 #1


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    if a massive body fails to become a star could it still suport
    planetary system?
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  3. Nov 30, 2003 #2


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    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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