Habitable planets around the star Gliese 581

@article{Selsis2007HabitablePA,
  title={Habitable planets around the star Gliese 581},
  author={F. Selsis and J. Kasting and B. Levrard and J. Paillet and I. Ribas and X. Delfosse},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2007},
  volume={476},
  pages={1373-1387}
}
  • F. Selsis, J. Kasting, +3 authors X. Delfosse
  • Published 2007
  • Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Radial velocity surveys are now able to detect terrestrial planets at habitable distance from M-type stars. Recently, two planets with minimum masses below 10 Earth masses were reported in a triple system around the M-type star Gliese 581. Using results from atmospheric models and constraints from the evolution of Venus and Mars, we assess the habitability of planets Gl 581c and Gl 581d and we discuss the uncertainties affecting the habitable zone (HZ) boundaries determination. We provide… CONTINUE READING
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