Planet Classification Flowchart

 

Stellar Type: F, G, K                                                    NO

         

         

YES

 

 

Zone of Habitability:

Approximately .84 - 1.7 AU                                          NO

 

 


          YES

 

 

Mass:  .5 - 10 X Earth                                                  NO

 

 


          YES

 

 

Radius:  .8 - 2.2 X Earth                                               NO

 

 

          YES

 

 

 


                                                LIFE NOT POSSIBLE

                                                                             AS WE KNOW IT

 

POSSIBLITY EXISTS FOR LIQUID WATER -

PLANET IS IN ZONE OF HABITABILITY -

POSSIBLE FOR EARTH-LIKE LIFE!