On the Habitability of Teegarden’s Star Planets

@article{Wandel2019OnTH,
  title={On the Habitability of Teegarden’s Star Planets},
  author={Amri Wandel and L. Tal-Or},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2019}
}
We study the habitability of the two 1-2 Earth-mass planets, recently detected by the CARMENES collaboration, around the ultra-cool nearby M dwarf Teegarden's Star. With orbital periods of 4.9 and 11.4 days, both planets are likely to be within the Habitable Zone and tidally locked. They are among the most Earth-like exoplanets yet discovered. Applying an analytical habitability model we find that surface liquid water could be present on both planets for a wide range of atmospheric properties… 
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