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Planets of population II stars?

  1. Oct 3, 2008 #1
    Have population II stars been observed or speculated to have planets?
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  3. Oct 3, 2008 #2


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    Pop II stars are unlikely to have planets since they themselves are deficient in heavier elements.
  4. Oct 3, 2008 #3


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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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