Rogue Planet

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  1. JAEGERX

    JAEGERX victorus aut mortis Platinum Member

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    Astronomers of the ESO found a "free floating" planet that exists without being tied in with a Solar system like ours, they still cant say if its really a planet or a "brown dwarf", it moves with a stream of stars called AB Doradus moving group.

    http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1245/

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    I hope these "free floating planets" make it into the new cosmos show
     
  2. akutz1

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    That... or they shot Star Jones into space.
     
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    what i find amazing is that they say it's only about 12 million years old. compare that to earth, 4.5 billion. wonder what happened to make it lose it's parent star..
     
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    That's no rogue planet. It's a space station.
     
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    Assuming it ever had one. It may have come from a multiple star system, and had it's gravitational allegiance compromised. which could have caused it to be expelled.
     
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    Also it may have been expelled from some sort of collision.
     
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    it's a vong worldship
     
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    Not sure about the Vong, but a worldship is exactly what I thought of first.
     
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    Very cool. I'm hoping oneday, telescopes get powerful enough that we start getting a little bit of detail in the photos, rather than little lights or refraction measurments.
     
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    Reminded me about this video, about what would happen if the sun disappeared. Essentially Earth would become an exoplanet.

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