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And if you wanted to try living on one, unless it was blanketed and you had proper spacesuits on at all times and and airtight, atmosphere controlled house, you would die instantly.  It's pretty cool.

And if you wanted to try living on one, unless it was blanketed and you had proper spacesuits on at all times and and airtight, atmosphere controlled house, you would die instantly. It's pretty cool.

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Astronomers have spotted a "rogue planet" - wandering the cosmos without a star to orbit - 100 light-years away. (via BBC News; image via ESO)

Astronomers have spotted a "rogue planet" - wandering the cosmos without a star to orbit - 100 light-years away. (via BBC News; image via ESO)

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A huge alien world orbits 600 billion miles (1 trillion kilometers) from its host star, making its planetary system the most widely separated one known, a new study reports.

A huge alien world orbits 600 billion miles (1 trillion kilometers) from its host star, making its planetary system the most widely separated one known, a new study reports.

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Rogue planet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rogue planet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Artist's conception of a Jupiter-size rogue planet.

Artist's conception of a Jupiter-size rogue planet.

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Astronomers from Carnegie and the University of Western Ontario have detected the youngest free-floating planet found to date, and it's only 95 light-years away.

Astronomers from Carnegie and the University of Western Ontario have detected the youngest free-floating planet found to date, and it's only 95 light-years away.

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Theoretical Planet 9 may be a rogue planet not native to our solar system By Joel Hruska 1/12/17

Theoretical Planet 9 may be a rogue planet not native to our solar system By Joel Hruska 1/12/17

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Astronomers have confirmed Fomalhaut b actually exists and have calculated its potential orbit. The results are stranger than scientists could have imagined, dubbing it a “rogue planet circling the Eye of Sauron".

Astronomers have confirmed Fomalhaut b actually exists and have calculated its potential orbit. The results are stranger than scientists could have imagined, dubbing it a “rogue planet circling the Eye of Sauron".

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