Artist’s impression of a rogue planet in Rho Ophiuchi

This artist’s impression shows an example of a rogue planet with the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex visible in the background. Rogue planets have masses comparable to those of the planets in our Solar System but do not orbit a star, instead roaming freely on their own.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser/S. Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard)

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Auðkenni:eso2120a
Tegund:Uppdráttur
Útgáfudagur:Des 22, 2021, 17:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso2120
Stærð:6000 x 3436 px

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Nafn:Ophiuchus
Tegund:Milky Way : Planet
Flokkur:Exoplanets

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