Astrophysics (index)

Embryo Barrier

(a barrier to accretion on the order of the size of Pluto)

The Embryo Barrier is a barrier to Planet Formation on growth beyond a Protoplanet of Pluto-size. Planetary Embryo is a general term for something that will become a planet, according to use, as small as Vesta or as large as Mars.

(planet formation,barrier)

Referenced by:
Planet Formation