The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has spotted Jupiter-sized “planets” that float freely in space and are not associated with any star.

What’s intriguing about the discovery is that these objects appear to move in pairs. Astronomers are now trying to explain them.

The telescope found about 40 pairs in a detailed survey of the Orion Nebula.

One possibility is that these objects grew from regions of the nebula where the density of material was insufficient to produce full-fledged stars.

Another possibility is that they were created around stars and then ejected into interstellar space through various interactions.

The Orion Nebula is the closest large star-forming region to Earth.

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