SWaB: is TESS's earth sized planet habitable?

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SWaB: is TESS's earth sized planet habitable?

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Post by notFritzArgelander » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:06 pm

Scopes: Refractors: Orion ST80, SV ED80 A f7; Newtonians: Z12 f5; Catadioptrics: VMC110L, Intes MK66. EPs: KK Fujiyama Orthoscopics, 2x Vixen NPLs (40-6mm) and BCOs, Baader Mark IV zooms, TV Panoptics, Delos, Plossl 32-8mm. Mixed brand Masuyama/Astroplans Binoculars: Nikon Aculon 10x50, Celestron 15x70, Baader Maxbright. Mounts: Star Seeker III, Vixen Porta II, Celestron CG5, Orion Sirius EQG
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Post by ThinkerX » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:10 pm

the 'likely tidally locked' part is not good for a number of reasons.

still, arguably 'less hostile' than say...Mars
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Post by notFritzArgelander » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:43 pm

ThinkerX wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:10 pm
the 'likely tidally locked' part is not good for a number of reasons.

still, arguably 'less hostile' than say...Mars
True. But at least you can (in principle) visit Mars even if no one is ever going to live there. ;)
Scopes: Refractors: Orion ST80, SV ED80 A f7; Newtonians: Z12 f5; Catadioptrics: VMC110L, Intes MK66. EPs: KK Fujiyama Orthoscopics, 2x Vixen NPLs (40-6mm) and BCOs, Baader Mark IV zooms, TV Panoptics, Delos, Plossl 32-8mm. Mixed brand Masuyama/Astroplans Binoculars: Nikon Aculon 10x50, Celestron 15x70, Baader Maxbright. Mounts: Star Seeker III, Vixen Porta II, Celestron CG5, Orion Sirius EQG
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