A star is just now eating the hottest known planet of our galaxy.

Astronomy: A star devours its planet - Comment on 2010 May 21 (2)

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2010 May 21 (2)
The planet WASP 12b, which is about 600 light years away from us, is swallowed by its star. Read more:

When one is busy with spiritual things then again and again one comes across the transience of matter and the everlastingness of the spiritual, and as we are here mainly concerned with the times of the end, this is of course particularly true of the transience of our planet. But the prophecies do not speak of a complete destruction of the planet earth but only of a reshaping of its surface, which however goes so far that all living things will be destroyed through it. But that a complete destruction of a planet is quite possible follows from the following news items I read today, the 21st of May 2010.

Astronomy: A star devours its planet.

Too much closeness can be the end - also in outer space. The course of snuggling with its star will probably be the undoing of the planet WASP 12b. The heat has already deformed it. It still can however last until it has completely disappeared

Astronomy: Star eats hottest planet of our galaxy.

Scientists have made an interesting observation with the help of space telescope Hubble: The planet WASP 12b, which is about 600 light years away from us, is swallowed by its star. The planet is in the meantime so close to the star that it will have disappeared from the galaxy in the far future.

The planet WASP 12b is already 1500 degrees hot and has lost its original form.

A star is just now eating the hottest known planet of our galaxy.

The scientists discovered the spectacle with the help of the Hubble space telescope. The planet WASP 12b is so close to its star that it revolves around it in only 1.1 days.

It is already 1500 degrees hot.

"We see a gigantic cloud of matter around the planet which is just escaping and will soon be caught by the star."

The star with the name of WASP 12b is about 600 light years away from us in the winter constellation Auriga.

 

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