Astronomers Create Weather Map of Rogue Planet-Like Object

Astronomers have detected layers of clouds – made up of hot dust and droplets of molten iron – on a planet-like object known as PSO J318.5338–22.8603 (PSO J318.5-22 for short). PSO J318.5-22 is a young, free-floating planetary-mass object approximately 75 light-years away in the constellation Capricornus. It is extremely faint, about 100 billion times fainter [...] —> Read More