PUBLISHED: 20:58, Fri, Nov 8, 2019 | UPDATED: 20:58, Fri, Nov 8, 2019
The US space agency NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory released shocking details of exoplanet horrors. An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside the Solar System. 55 Cancri e is an exoplanet in the orbit of its Sun-like host star 55 Cancri A.
In a blog post, NASA wrote: “Imagine a never-ending ocean of boiling lava.
“That’s the entire surface of 55 Cancri e.
“Don’t be fooled by the sparkling skies above.
“Those clouds are filled with silicate particles that would be deadly to breathe.”
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NASA: ‘Never-ending ocean of boiling lava’ (Image: NASA)
NASA: 55 Cancri e's Star (Image: NASA)
It continued: “One side of this tidally-locked planet is in perpetual darkness, the other in blinding heat.
“Gloom lingers in the Twilight Zone where the two sides meet.”
Another shocking NASA discovery found “doomed” worlds orbiting an “undead star” in the “most inhospitable