Goldilocks planet

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From the children's story Goldilocks, in which a bowl of porridge is neither too hot nor too cold.

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Goldilocks planet (plural Goldilocks planets)

  1. (astronomy) A planet which orbits in the habitable zone around a star, where temperatures like those on Earth occur, allowing for the possible existence of liquid water and of life.

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