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Fraser
2012-Nov-14, 02:20 PM
This artist’s impression shows the free-floating planet CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9. Credit: ESO/L. Calçada/P. Delorme/Nick Risinger/R. Saito/VVV Consortium Rogue planets – also known as free floating planets – are pretty intriguing. They are not orbiting a star but instead are wandering through the galaxy, having been either forcibly ejected from a solar system or having formed very [...]

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publiusr
2012-Nov-19, 11:05 PM
I hope we don't find one heading our way.