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WITH ALL THESE NEW PLANETS FOUND IN THE HABITABLE ZONE,
MAYBE IT’S TIME TO FINE TUNE THE HABITABLE ZONE

A more comprehensive habitable zone for finding life on other planets (PDF)
from the cornell University Library

Artist’s impression of how an an Earth-like exoplanet might look. Credit: ESO.

A diagram depicting the Habitable Zone (HZ) boundaries, and how the boundaries are affected by star type. Credit: Wikipedia Commons/Chester Harman

Diagram showing GJ 625’s habitable zone in comparison’s to the Sun’s. Credit: IAC

Stellar temperature versus distance from the star compared to Earth for the classic habitable zone (shaded blue) and the volcanic habitable zone extension Credit: R. Ramirez, Carl Sagan Institute, Cornell

What Is The Habitable Zone?

We've found hundreds of exoplanets in the galaxy. But only a few of them have just the right combination of factors to hold life like Earth's.


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