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* Some also call it the ''green band.''
 
* Some also call it the ''green band.''
 
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Please see the following [[AAB]] articles for related information:
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Please see the following [[AAB]] [[Library Data]] articles for related information: <br>
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== Description (Specifications) ==
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== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
 
In practice, this zone tends to be a few planets out from the main star of a system, in which the conditions for liquid water, temperate weather, and other necessary conditions for [[conventional life]] can arise.
 
In practice, this zone tends to be a few planets out from the main star of a system, in which the conditions for liquid water, temperate weather, and other necessary conditions for [[conventional life]] can arise.
 
* Too far out, and liquid water no longer exists, meaning that only cryomorphs, or extreme cold species can survive.  
 
* Too far out, and liquid water no longer exists, meaning that only cryomorphs, or extreme cold species can survive.  
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* And of course, there are hundreds of other factors also involved.
 
* And of course, there are hundreds of other factors also involved.
  
== History & Background (Dossier) ==
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== History & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
 
The idea of a [[Habitable Zone]] was independently developed by many different major and minor race [[sophont]] species.
 
The idea of a [[Habitable Zone]] was independently developed by many different major and minor race [[sophont]] species.
 
* However, the one thing that most of these [[Charted Space]] species hold in common is that they are conventional carbon-based lifeforms. Their idea of habitability differs greatly from exotic or unconventional lifeforms such as [[Jovionoid]]s.
 
* However, the one thing that most of these [[Charted Space]] species hold in common is that they are conventional carbon-based lifeforms. Their idea of habitability differs greatly from exotic or unconventional lifeforms such as [[Jovionoid]]s.
  
== References & Contributors / Sources ==
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== References & Contributors (Sources) ==
 
{{Intermediate}}
 
{{Intermediate}}
 
{{Sources
 
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[[Category: GT]]
 
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Revision as of 09:41, 16 January 2019

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A Habitable Zone, Life Zone, or "Goldilocks Zone" is a planetological term for the area of stellar system space in which the right conditions for conventional sophont life is thought to be most favorable.

  • Imperial scientists often use the shorthand abbreviation HZ or Hz to indicate this term.
  • Some also call it the green band.

Please see the following AAB Library Data articles for related information:
Star System:


Description (Specifications)

In practice, this zone tends to be a few planets out from the main star of a system, in which the conditions for liquid water, temperate weather, and other necessary conditions for conventional life can arise.

  • Too far out, and liquid water no longer exists, meaning that only cryomorphs, or extreme cold species can survive.
  • Too far in, and only thermomorphs, or extreme heat-loving species can survive.
  • And of course, there are hundreds of other factors also involved.

History & Background (Dossier)

The idea of a Habitable Zone was independently developed by many different major and minor race sophont species.

  • However, the one thing that most of these Charted Space species hold in common is that they are conventional carbon-based lifeforms. Their idea of habitability differs greatly from exotic or unconventional lifeforms such as Jovionoids.

References & Contributors (Sources)

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.