Astronomers have spotted a "rogue planet" - wandering the cosmos without a star to orbit - 100 light-years away. (via BBC News; image via ESO)

'Rogue planet' is young wanderer

'Rogue planet' spotted 100 light-years away. Astronomers have spotted a "rogue planet" - wandering the cosmos without a star to orbit - 100 light-years away.

Berman Blog: Treacherous Terrain and Rogue Elements in Rogue Planet

Berman Blog: Treacherous Terrain and Rogue Elements in Rogue Planet

Berman Blog: Treacherous Terrain and Rogue Elements in Rogue Planet

Berman Blog: Treacherous Terrain and Rogue Elements in Rogue Planet

Three years ago, a mysterious object was observed drifting alone in interstellar space, 80 light-years from Earth. Much bigger than Jupiter but smaller than most stars, it was called a rogue planet, and now astronomers can confirm that the object is indeed a planet. PSO J318.5338-22.8603, or PSO J318.5-22 for short, is a large planetary object in the Beta Pictoris moving group. It has a mass of 8.3 times that of Jupiter and a temperature of about 1100 Kelvins. A detailed description of the…

unknownskywalker: “ Some stars capture rogue planets New research suggests that billions of stars in our galaxy have captured rogue planets that once roamed interstellar space. The nomad worlds, which.

Mysterious Rogue Planet | Rogue planet facts in hindi

Mysterious Rogue Planet | Rogue planet facts in hindi

The Universe is amazing! Did you know this about Rogue planets?

Some stars capture rogue planets

The Universe is amazing! Did you know this about Rogue planets?

Berman Blog: Libuscha Prime's Defense (Rogue Planet Battle Report)

Berman Blog: Libuscha Prime's Defense (Rogue Planet Battle Report)

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Artist’s impression of CFBDSIR2149, the rogue planet wandering through space roughly 100 light years from our solar system (Image: ESO/L. Calçada/P. Delorme/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/R. Saito/VVV Consortium)

Astronomers have found what is likely to be a rogue planet that is around 100 light years from our solar system, making it the closest free-floating planetary mass yet discovered.

Scientists estimate there are 50% more rogue planets  planets that aren't orbiting anything  than star-bound planets. #Fact

Scientists estimate there are 50% more rogue planets planets that aren't orbiting anything than star-bound planets. #Fact

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