# Astrobiologically Interesting Stars Within 10 Parsecs of the Sun

@article{Mello2005AstrobiologicallyIS,
title={Astrobiologically Interesting Stars Within 10 Parsecs of the Sun},
author={Gustavo F. Porto de Mello and E. F. del Peloso and L. Ghezzi Observatorio do ValongoUFRJ and R. D. Janeiro and Brazil. and Observatorio NacionalMCT},
journal={Astrobiology},
year={2005},
volume={6},
pages={308-331}
}
• Published 7 November 2005
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• Astrobiology
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