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PLANEMOPlanetary Mass Object
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John Turner commented, "Some sources refer to these nomadic bodies as 'planemos.' I notice we're avoiding using that word in this article, though it's been used in Science News pieces in the past.
The binary's fragility argues against one of the leading ideas for how brown dwarfs and planemos form.
Basri would call the lower-mass objects planemos. Only those planemos that orbit a fusor would be considered planets.
Jayawardhana says that "nature is able to make objects with quite a wide range of masses--from stars 10 times more massive than the sun to planemos some 100 times less massive than the sun--in the same way.
Astronomers started calling them planet-mass objects, or planemos for short.