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Ancient Exoplanet Found in Sun's Neighborhood, Could Sustain Water

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Two new planets have been discovered in the galactic halo, orbiting the very old Kapteyn's star in what is known as a "habitable zone", meaning they are the right distance from the star to support liquid water and potentially life as we know it.

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Justin M (2)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 11:06 am

Birgit W (160)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 2:07 pm
I am far more concerned about our water here on Earth, but thank you very much for sharing.

Gary L (138)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 3:18 pm

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 4:47 pm
Great info; thanks, Ray! (Ah, the good old "Goldilocks zone".)

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 7:09 pm
Thank you.

Jhn Wzt (3)
Friday June 6, 2014, 1:28 am
nice info but aint it abit megalomaniac 2 think tht all life in th universe must look like us?
how do we know tht theres not life close to us but its so diffrent tht well nvr understand it at all?

Thomas B (1)
Friday June 6, 2014, 3:40 pm
I have already started packing!

Roger G (154)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 2:19 pm
noted, thanks

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 7:48 pm

Bob hardly here P (394)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 5:39 am
Thanks Ray
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