Trappist-1 Planets

Mr.M'sskywatch

Dear Furiends,

Question: Have you heard of the Trappist-1 Planets?

Answer: Yes! And there is a wonderful 2 minute video here:

Question: How close are the Trappist-1 Planets?
Answer: If someone looked skyward from a planet’s surface, they might see another planet or more, which could even appear bigger than our dear moon (and you know how much I love gazing at our dear moon!)

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In the animation, below, the green area (Habitable Zone), is the distance to/from the star in which life, which is “earth-like” could exist.

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Mr. M  =^.^=  

You can learn more at: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/trappist-1

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