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Plat
2005-Jul-05, 11:12 PM
Can someone who knows alot about this calculate for me, please...you got to take out the red dwarfs and the binary star systems, my calculations ended up with 10 billion habitable stars, is it accurate?

Manchurian Taikonaut
2005-Jul-05, 11:27 PM
Can someone who knows alot about this calculate for me, please...you got to take out the red dwarfs and the binary star systems, my calculations ended up with 10 billion habitable stars, is it accurate?

maybe not, I read some where it might be less than 100 million habitable ones with life in a big Galaxy like Andromeda and M31 is very like our own Galaxy

Musashi
2005-Jul-05, 11:48 PM
Link (http://www.badastronomy.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=22780)

Donnie B.
2005-Jul-05, 11:51 PM
How many habitable stars in the Milky Way?

None. Habitable planets, though, is another question. :P :wink:

novaderrik
2005-Jul-06, 06:44 AM
well, we know of at least 1 star that supports life.
i'd hate to think good old Sol is the only one..

Champion_Munch
2005-Jul-06, 08:53 AM
Link (http://www.badastronomy.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=22780)

I posted my opinions in that thread, and I stand by them. ;)

with regards