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Habitable Zone Planet Found Near Tau Ceti
2012-12-19 05:19:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers wrote in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics that one of the closest and most Sun-like stars may actually host five planets. The star, which lies 12 light-years away and is visible to the naked eye, is the closest single star that has the same spectral classification as our Sun. Tau Ceti has five planets that are estimated to have masses between two and six times the mass of the Earth, making it the lowest-mass...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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