The concept of an artist about a planetary fragment in orbit around a distant white dwarf star. The fragment leaves traces of gas on its track . (Photo: University of Warwick / Mark Garlick)

Astronomers recently, looking deep into outer space on a distant star, saw an orbital fragment of a dead, destroyed planet – one that could be the previous version of the Earth's destiny.

In a new study published Thursday, the researchers said they discovered one of the first small fragments of the planet in orbit around the dead white dwarf star, a discovery that "sheds light on the twilight years of planetary systems." This is stated in the study.

According to, this newly-built piece of the planet is likely to be part of a world destroyed by deadly torment of the star. A piece "may even be part of the destroyed core of the planet."

That any part of the planet, albeit small, can survive so close to the incredibly strong gravity of the white dwarf, which is wonderful, researchers say.

The orbital frequency around the white dwarf every two hours should be extremely dense and not more than 250 miles in diameter to avoid breaking the gravity forces of the star, according to a study

"Modern Climate Change": Earth's carbon dioxide levels are the highest in 3 million years, as stated in the study

And the dead star and the planet are in our Milky Way galaxy, about 410 light years from

Meanwhile, the fate of the star and its the planet gives us a thorough understanding of the future of our solar systems and, according to the journal Science. "It is believed that when the Sun becomes a red giant, it will consume Mercury, Venus, and Earth.

Then it will diminish to a dead white dwarf, similar to what just opened.

a good idea, but we have about 6 billion years to contemplate our destiny, reports Science.


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