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Free-Floating Planets May Be More Common Than Stars


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Planet without star

This artist's conception illustrates a Jupiter-like planet alone in the dark of space, floating freely without a parent star.

NASA / JPL-Caltech

Astronomers, including a NASA-funded team member, have discovered a new class of Jupiter-sized planets floating alone in the dark of space, away from the light of a star.

From NASA
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