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Bizarre Rogue 'Planet' With Incredible Auroras Puzzles Scientists


Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, object, powerful magnetic field, nasa )

Barb
- 226 days ago - space.com
A rogue, planet-size object 20 light-years away from Earth has stunned astronomers with its incredibly powerful magnetic field. The scientists found that the object's magnetic field is more than 200 times stronger than Jupiter's...



   

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Pat B (356)
Monday August 6, 2018, 1:59 pm
How cool !!

Thanks, Barb xo
 

Barb Knight (1687)
Monday August 6, 2018, 2:01 pm
Astonishing!!!!
Please forward!!
 

Glennis W (393)
Monday August 6, 2018, 3:20 pm
Amazing all so wonderful Thank you for caring and sharing Barb
 

Barb Knight (1687)
Monday August 6, 2018, 5:37 pm
I'm so glad we won't be here when it happens....
 

Walter F (129)
Monday August 6, 2018, 5:57 pm
Interesting thanks Barb
 

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Monday August 6, 2018, 8:03 pm
Not just awesome. Very awesome. Thank you, Barb, for this fascinating posting and for the alert.
 

Winn A (179)
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 4:04 am
Wow
 

Nita L (127)
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 5:29 am
Fascinating
Thank you Barb
 

Peggy B (43)
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 6:10 am
TYFS
 

Farah H (155)
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 7:15 am
Noted, thank you for sharing this amazing discovery
 

Danuta W (1251)
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 8:28 am
noted
 

Michael F (179)
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 11:04 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 7:39 pm
Thanks
 

John W (5)
Wednesday August 8, 2018, 7:19 am
Noted
 

John W (5)
Wednesday August 8, 2018, 7:36 am
It is amazing how much knowledge has been accrued about exoplanets, it is incredible when you consider the first one wasn't found till 1988 (although evidence was discovered in 1917 it just wasn't recognized then.)
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday August 8, 2018, 7:12 pm
Thanks
 

Mitchell D (82)
Wednesday August 8, 2018, 7:17 pm
Saw this...how fantastic!
 

Animae C (507)
Saturday August 11, 2018, 9:12 am
Fascinating!

TY dear Barb
 
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