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Posted by Shawn Farrell/">Shawn Farrell on November 13, 1999 02:21:56 UTC

In response to your question I have looked in several resources. The answer is no, not only could this system not support life, it could not support planets. Alpha Centauri is a trinary star system, and one of the stars is a redgiant. A redgiant is a mature star and has a gravitational pull to great to disallow planets from orbiting. Also no system with more than one star can, support planets.

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