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' spotted 100 light-years away

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

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42 Facts About Space, A Homage to Douglas Adams.

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Mysterious ‘rogue planet’ floating through space may be even odder than we thought

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Fast Stars and Rogue Planets in the Orion Nebula. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Explanation: Start with the constellation of Orion. Below Orion's belt... - Tms Same - Google+

Fast Stars and Rogue Planets in the Orion Nebula. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Explanation: Start with the constellation of Orion. Below Orion's belt... - Tms Same - Google+

This video shows an artist's impression of the free-floating planet CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9.

This video shows an artist's impression of the free-floating planet CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9.

In this artist's conception, a rogue planet drifts through space. Credit: Christine Pulliam (CfA)

In this artist's conception, a rogue planet drifts through space. Credit: Christine Pulliam (CfA)

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

Some stars capture rogue planets

Rogue Planets of the Milky Way --Astronomers Ask if They Can Sustain Life | TO READ LATER

Rogue Planets of the Milky Way --Astronomers Ask if They Can Sustain Life | TO READ LATER

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