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Title: 'Goldilocks' Planet's Temperature Just Right For Life
Url: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130215192
Creator: Palca, Joe
Publisher: National Public Radio (U.S.)
Description: Astronomers have, for the first time, spotted a planet that is considered to be in the "Goldilocks zone," meaning that its environment is just right to sustain life: not too hot, not too cold. Scientists approximate that it is about three times the size of earth, and orbits its version of the sun every 37 days.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Universe. Space. Space sciences
Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics -- Perturbations -- Planetary theory -- Individual planets
GEM Subject: Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Date Issued: 2010-09-29
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
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Education Level: High School
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Language: English
Rights: NPR
Access Rights: Free access
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