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On the origin and evolution of Jupiter and Saturn

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Abstract

Arguments are presented which show that Kumar's (1977) contention that Jupiter and Saturn are unlikely to have formed from an initially extended state by contraction is not valid.

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Donnison, J.R., Williams, I.P. On the origin and evolution of Jupiter and Saturn. Astrophys Space Sci 53, 241–243 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00645919

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