Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Habitable Zone Of Three New Planets



The family of planets rotating a relatively close dwarf star has grown to six, counting a potential rocky world at least seven times more enormous than Earth that is properly placed for liquid water to exist on its surface, a provision believed to be necessary for life

NASA Scientists added three new planets to three discovered in 2008 orbiting an orange star called HD 40307, which is roughly three-quarters as enormous as the sun and located about 42 light-years missing in the constellation Pictor.

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