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Edwin Rod
 

Hi Everyone

Please enjoy this months news and star charts, along with lots of interesting news and discovery's.

Research papers


Spin dynamics of close-in planets exhibiting large TTVs
https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.04460

Simulations of Water Vapor and Clouds on Rapidly Rotating and Tidally Locked Planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.11329

Transition from eyeball to snowball driven by sea-ice drift on tidally locked terrestrial planets
https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.11377

Emergence of life in an inflationary universe
https://arxiv.org/abs/1911.08092

Transfer of Life by Earth-Grazing Objects to Exoplanetary Systems
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.02235

How planetary surfaces can shape the climate of habitable exoplanets
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.00085

Creation and Evolution of Impact-generated Reduced Atmospheres of Early Earth
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.00095

Detectability of Molecular Signatures on TRAPPIST-1e
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.01338

The 3.4 ┬Ám absorption of the Titan's stratosphere
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.02791

MCMCI a code to fully characterize an exoplanetary system
https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.12632

The Thermal Evolution Of The Early Moon
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.07123

Long-term Periodicities in North-South Asymmetry of Solar Activity
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.05879

3D maps of the Magellanic Clouds using Classical Cepheids
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.05899

Fundamental limits from chaos on instability time predictions in compact planetary systems
https://arxiv.org/abs/2001.04606


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Interesting News items

Kiwi astronomers among those worried by Elon Musk's plan to launch thousands of satellites
https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/117762106/kiwi-astronomers-among-those-worried-by-elon-musks-plan-to-launch-thousands-of-satellites

Alone in a Crowded Milky Way
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/alone-in-a-crowded-milky-way/

New Technique May Give Webb Space Telescope a Way to Quickly Identify Planets with Oxygen
http://astrobiology.com/2020/01/new-technique-may-give-webb-space-telescope-a-way-to-quickly-identify-planets-with-oxygen.html

Summer weather
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/118856594/weather-system-blocking-warmer-temperatures-reaching-wellington


Earth-Size Planet in a Habitable Zone
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7569
https://theconversation.com/an-earth-sized-planet-found-in-the-habitable-zone-of-a-nearby-star-129290