Constraints on Jupiter's Age and Formation Mechanism and the Nebula Lifetime from Chondrites and Asteroids
Chondrule ages and models for the accretion and evolution of the asteroid belt require a period of 3-5 Myr after CAIs formed before Jupiter approached its current size and position. Jupiter formed by core formation - not gravitational instabilities.
37th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference
- Pub Date:
- March 2006