SWaB: is TESS's earth sized planet habitable?

Discuss Astrophysics.
Post Reply
User avatar
notFritzArgelander
Universal Ambassador
Articles: 0
Posts: 7642
Joined: Fri May 10, 2019 4:13 pm
Location: Idaho US

TSS Awards Badges

SWaB: is TESS's earth sized planet habitable?

#1

Post by notFritzArgelander »

Scopes: Refs: Orion ST80, SV 80EDA f7, TS 102ED f11 Newts: Z12 f5; Cats: VMC110L, Intes MK66,VMC200L f9.75 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
ThinkerX
Mars Ambassador
Articles: 0
Posts: 182
Joined: Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:19 pm
Location: Alaska

Re: SWaB: is TESS's earth sized planet habitable?

#2

Post by ThinkerX »

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

still, arguably 'less hostile' than say...Mars
User avatar
notFritzArgelander
Universal Ambassador
Articles: 0
Posts: 7642
Joined: Fri May 10, 2019 4:13 pm
Location: Idaho US

TSS Awards Badges

Re: SWaB: is TESS's earth sized planet habitable?

#3

Post by notFritzArgelander »

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: Refs: Orion ST80, SV 80EDA f7, TS 102ED f11 Newts: Z12 f5; Cats: VMC110L, Intes MK66,VMC200L f9.75 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
Post Reply

Return to “Astrophysics”