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January 4 2014

Full atmosphere-ocean model of a rotationally locked exoplanet


The most common stars in our galaxy are dwarfs—smaller, reddish stars that emit far less light than our Sun. Because of this reduced output, the habitable zones of these stars are quite close-in. This means that any planets in the habitable zone will be close enough to become tidally locked, only showing a single face to the star, just as the Moon keeps just one side pointed at the Earth.

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