Rogue Planet Animation

  • Released Friday, August 21, 2020

Rogue planets are free-floating planets that do not orbit a star and instead travel through space. Scientists think they are outcasts from developing planetary systems and may be very numerous throught the galaxy.

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This page was originally published on Friday, August 21, 2020.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:44 PM EDT.


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