PSO J318.5-22

Author(s): Gurren Lagann SevenSpheres

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PSO J318.5-22 is a free-floating planetary mass object, about 8 times the mass of Jupiter, located about 72 light-years away in the Beta Pictoris moving group. It is estimated to have a temperature of about 1100 Kelvin and a rotation period of 8.3 hours. This object was discovered in 2013 by the Pan-STARRS project, and has been described as an analogue of similarly young planets orbiting stars, such as Beta Pictoris b.

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