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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : September 18, 2017, 08:02
Duration : 02:57

Astronomers discover a pitch black planet 1400 light years away

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed an exoplanet orbiting a distant star – that looks as black as fresh asphalt. The planet is called WASP-12b, and it’s one of those gigantic, gaseous planets orbiting close to their host stars and thereby heated to extreme temperatures.

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