Astronomers have identified a “rogue planet” 100 light-years away.  Rogue planets travel the cosmos without a star to orbit.  The planet is detailed in a paper posted here.

An artist’s impression of CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9 can be viewed below.


This discovery obviously has nothing to do with the discredited Nibiru (aka Planet X) doomsday delusion but I’m sure it won’t stop certain people from losing their shit between now and the end of December.