Colossal Mystery Object Observed at Milky Way Center –“A Failed Star or Unknown Planet?”

    Astronomers have used the light-warping effects of gravity to spot a massive object OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb using NASA’s infrared Spitzer Space Telescope, 13 times the mass of Jupiter and orbits a star about 22,000 light years away. This new discovery of an absolutely massive planet residing in our galaxy’s “bulge”  (image above) has scientists struggling … Continue reading Colossal Mystery Object Observed at Milky Way Center –“A Failed Star or Unknown Planet?”