Journal Article

A structural law of planetary systems

Ivan Kotliarov

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Published on behalf of The Royal Astronomical Society

Volume 390, issue 4, pages 1411-1412
Published in print November 2008 | ISSN: 0035-8711
Published online October 2008 | e-ISSN: 1365-2966 | DOI:
A structural law of planetary systems

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The present article gives a detailed analysis of a little known phenomenological structural formula of the Solar system proposed by Kirill Butusov. It is demonstrated that this structural law may also exist in an extra-solar system – 55 Cancri.

Keywords: planets and satellites: general; solar system: formation

Journal Article.  1181 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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