FROM THE HUBBLE: Sun Devours Planet

Sun Devours Planet

Hubble Catches Star Consuming Its Planet

FROM THE HUBBLE: Sun Devours Planet

Hubble Telescope has discovered a planet-eating star. 

According to NASA, the star is currently consuming the planet Wasp-12b. 

But don't worry about missing this phenemona. Scientists say the star could take 10 million years to swallow!

From BBC, 

"Wasp-12 is a dwarf star located approximately 600 light-years away in the constellation Auriga. The exoplanet was first discovered by the UK's Wide Area Search for Planets (Wasp) in 2008."

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