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Fig. 7


Evolution of the total mass of solids (Msld) in circumplanetary accretion disks of several test planets at 5.2 AU from a Sun-like star. Colored dots along the mass evolution tracks indicate accretion rates (). If moon formation around all of these planets shuts down at comparable disk accretion rates (shut), then Msld(shut) ∝ Mp (see also Fig. 5 in Heller & Pudritz 2015). Compared to a Jupiter-mass planet, a 12 MJup planet would then have 12 times the amount of solids available for moon formation.

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