Planets of population II stars?

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Have population II stars been observed or speculated to have planets?
 

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Janus
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Pop II stars are unlikely to have planets since they themselves are deficient in heavier elements.
 
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Nabeshin
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Doesn't seem likely unless the planets were captured or something.

Perhaps they could contain large Jupiter-like planets, but other than that...
 

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