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Dynamical Evidence of a Spiral Arm–driving Planet in the MWC 758 Protoplanetary Disk

  • Authors: Bin Ren, Ruobing Dong, Rob G. van Holstein, Jean-Baptiste Ruffio, Benjamin A. Calvin, Julien H. Girard, Myriam Benisty, Anthony Boccaletti, Thomas M. Esposito, Élodie Choquet, Dimitri Mawet, Laurent Pueyo, Tomas Stolker, Eugene Chiang, Jozua de Boer, John H. Debes, Antonio Garufi, Carol A. Grady, Dean C. Hines, Anne-Lise Maire, François Ménard, Maxwell A. Millar-Blanchaer, Marshall D. Perrin, Charles A. Poteet, and Glenn Schneider

2020 The Astrophysical Journal Letters 898 L38.

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Dynamically constrained, assumed circular orbit of a single arm driver. For a 1.9 M central star, the best-fit ±1σ orbit has a radius of ﹩1\buildrel{\prime\prime}\over{.} {07}_{-0\buildrel{\prime\prime}\over{.} 09}^{+0\buildrel{\prime\prime}\over{.} 11}﹩ (﹩{172}_{-14}^{+18}﹩ au).

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