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James Webb Telescope Makes 'JuMBO' Discovery of Planet-Like Objects in Orion



The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has identified free-floating Jupiter-sized objects in space that intriguingly move in pairs. Discovered in the Orion Nebula, these objects, termed "Jupiter Mass Binary Objects" or "JuMBOs," have puzzled astronomers. While some theories suggest they formed in low-density areas of the nebula, others believe they were ejected from star systems. The mystery of how these paired objects could be simultaneously ejected remains unsolved.



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