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Rogue planets! Scientists detect Jupiter-sized roamers inside the Milky Way

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posted on May, 22 2011 @ 11:12 AM
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Rogue planets! Scientists detectupiter-sized roamers inside the Milky Way


www.time.com

Writing in the latest issue of Nature, a team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of ten objects roughly the size of Jupiter that seem to be on the loose, roaming the galaxy untethered to any star. And while ten seems like an insignificant number in a galaxy packed with 200 billion or more stars, the search was an extremely limited one. Unless the observers happened to be absurdly lucky, there could actually be a lot more of these rogueupiter
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posted on May, 22 2011 @ 11:12 AM
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I did a quick search of ATS and couldn't find anything on here about this. Please disregard if there's already another thread.

Though some people might find this interesting. I guess it could mean the whole Nirabu / Planet X thing may actually be scientifically possible, however unlikely it may be.



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posted on May, 22 2011 @ 11:22 AM
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Started May 18th in the space exploration forum.

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posted on May, 22 2011 @ 12:01 PM
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posted on May, 22 2011 @ 01:17 PM
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Rogue planets have long been theorized. It is entirely possible that planetary collisions, gravitational disturbances and even exploding stars could knock a planet out of their solar system to aimlessly float about space for all eternity.

The Nibiru theory says that the planet, or brown dwarf star is a member of the solar system with a 3600 year orbit around the sun. This does not equal a rogue planet.



posted on May, 22 2011 @ 03:50 PM
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Originally posted by projectvxn
Rogue planets have long been theorized.


And long been "debunked."


What do you know, the world didn't end, but NASA is still trying to ease us into the fact that there is in fact a "Planet X," or even, "Planets X, Y, Z...."



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