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Spotted: A free-floating, planetary-mass object in family of stars (pic inside)!

Spotted: A free-floating, planetary-mass object in family of stars (pic inside)!

The newfound object, termed WISEA J114724.10204021.3, or just WISEA 1147 for short, may help scientists understand planets without stars.

Asteroid 2013 TX68 to have 'close shave' with Earth on March 5

Asteroid 2013 TX68 to have 'close shave' with Earth on March 5

Asteroid 2013 TX68 was discovered by NASA in October 2013.

Watch: Mysterious space junk 'WT1190F' crashes into Indian Ocean!

Watch: Mysterious space junk 'WT1190F' crashes into Indian Ocean!

 The object - most likely man-made space debris from some previous lunar or interplanetary mission - burned up on reentry and was not a threat to anyone on Earth.

Mysterious space junk to crash into Earth in November

Mysterious space junk to crash into Earth in November

Scientists predict that the object will plummet to Earth at about 6.15am on November 13 from above the Indian Ocean.

An `illusion cloak` that shows you what`s not there!

The technology could ultimately be used to hide military aircraft.