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Exoplanets from another galaxy spotted – take that, Kepler fatigue!

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"Unbound planet"

I thought a planet was defined as "an astronomical body orbiting a star or stellar remnant". So would these be better called "large interstellar rocks"?

Even so, pretty impressive to spot them at this distance. Do we even know how many of these are in our own galaxy?

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