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 Post subject: Re: The closest exoplanet has been discovered. PostPosted: 2012-10-26 10:30pm
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Very slim to none. A rogue planet would be very cold and totally lifeless, meaning it would emit very feebly indeed in the radio wavelengths. Spotting such bodies is very hard indeed (witness all the trouble they had finding Pluto and that's only at the (relatively) close distance of 39-40 AU.



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