LB-1 is 15,000 light years from Earth and has a mass 70 times greater than the Sun, according to the journal Nature
The planet lies about 48.6 light years from Earth and is one of more than 4,000 so-called exoplanets identified over the past two decades
Europe's Gaia satellite has produced a "stunning" 3-D map, published, of more than a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, complete with their distance from Earth, their colour, and their motion through space.
SYDNEY: A new super-detailed hydrogen map of the Milky Way could help explain the mystery of how galaxies form, Australian and German scientists behind the project said Thursday. The decade-long HI4PI project, which used the world's largest steerable radio telescopes, provides an in-depth view of all the hydrogen gas in and around the galaxy that contains our solar system. "We've basically put together a very complex map of hydrogen gases associated with our own Milky Way," Australian team leader Naomi McClure-Griffiths, a…