WONDER #2722: What Is a Rogue Planet?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the largest rogue planet in our solar system.
  2. how the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope was built and when it will be launched.
  3. what rogue planets are and how scientists hope to learn more about them.
  4. what makes each planet in our solar system different.

Question 2 of 3

Which statement about rogue planets is NOT true?

  1. Rogue planets do not exist in the Milky Way galaxy.
  2. Rogue planets exist in constant night.
  3. Rogue planets have little warmth and are icy worlds.
  4. Rogue planets are difficult to detect.

Question 3 of 3

The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will help scientists find rogue planets by detecting ______________.

  1. movement
  2. orbits
  3. microlensing
  4. red giants

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/index.php/wonder/What-Is-a-Rogue-Planet.