Super-Earth Ross 508b touches the red dwarf's habitable zone

Super-Earth Ross 508b touches the red dwarf’s habitable zone

Figure 1: Schematic diagram of the newly discovered planetary system around Ross 508. The green region represents the habitable zone (HZ) where liquid water can exist on the planetary surface. The planetary orbit is represented by a blue line. For more than half of its orbit, the planet is estimated to lie closer than the …

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