Astrophysics (index)

Carbon Planet

(Carbide Planet, Diamond Planet, carbon)
(theoretical planet-type with more carbon than oxygen)

A Carbon Planet (or Carbide Planet or Diamond Planet) is a theorized type of planet with more Carbon than Oxygen. It is supposed it could form from a carbon-rich Protoplanetary Disk.

Proposed locations are near the Galactic Center, in Globular Clusters, and around Brown Dwarves.

(theory,exoplanets,planet type)

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Planet Type