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February 23rd, 2017, 06:25 AM   #1
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7 exoplanets around a star only 40 light-years, 3 of which are in the habitable zone!

So frikking awesome! https://www.theguardian.com/science/...rappist-1-star

By the way, does anyone have a subscription to Nature? I'd like to read this:

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal...60.html#tables

but paywall...
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February 23rd, 2017, 11:13 AM   #2
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7 exoplanets around a star only 40 light-years, 3 of which are in the habitable zone!

So frikking awesome! https://www.theguardian.com/science/...rappist-1-star
....and so close; only:
~234,788,000,000,000 miles away
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February 23rd, 2017, 11:41 AM   #3
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....and so close; only:
~234,788,000,000,000 miles away
I bet Han Solo could do it in less than 12.3 parsecs.

-Dan
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Wonder if they've written their "bible" yet...
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