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habitat

[hab′itat]
Etymology: L, habitare, to dwell
a natural environment where an organism, including a human being, may live and grow normally.

habitat

that part of the environment, for example, stream, meadowland, salt marsh, etc., which is occupied by an animal or plant.

habitat

the environment inhabited by a specific organism or animal.
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6 times that of Earth, could be within the host star's habitable zone.
The analysis suggested that TRAPPIST-1d and TRAPPIST-1e are the most likely to be habitable because their surfaces could be temperate and their interiors could be heated by the energy created from the gravitational forces of their orbits.
After all, there might be more habitable moons than habitable planets in any given solar system--even in our own
Dr Amaury Triaud, a member of the international team from the University of Birmingham, said: "Hubble's observations are of great significance, since they inform us on the irradiative environment of the Trappist-1 planets, notably on whether they can remain habitable for billions of years, like Earth has.
The object of the contract is to carry out work to render habitable and maintenance of the assets acquired by the Greater Paris company out of order.
This artist rendering provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech shows some of the 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star identified by NASA's Kepler space telescope.
This makes it a strong candidate for a habitable planet.
With liquid surface water as a must-have for hunting extraterrestrials, astronomers estimated the extent of the habitable region more than 50 years ago.
Designed to survey a portion of the Milky Way to discover extrasolar planets in or near the habitable zone, Kepler's sole instrument is a photometer.
It was seen in a Sun-like star's habitable zone - the area around a star in which water could pool on an orbiting planet.
Out of these 47 MPs, 10 are still staying in transit accommodations even though their regular accommodations are habitable.
A newly discovered planet in a binary star system located 3,000 light-years from Earth is expanding astronomers' notions of where Earthlike--and even potentially habitable --planets can form, and how to find them.