The Habitable Zone and Extreme Planetary Orbits

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Kane, Stephen R. ; Gelino, Dawn M. (2012)
  • Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1089/ast.2011.0798
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Earth and Planetary Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

The habitable zone for a given star describes the range of circumstellar distances from the star within which a planet could have liquid water on its surface, which depends upon the stellar properties. Here we describe the development of the habitable zone concept, its ... View more
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