A MASSIVE alien planet has been discovered by space boffins – and people think its proof mystical planet Nibiru has arrived.
The object – dubbed OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb – is 13 times the size of Jupiter and is located 22,000 light years away.
Although it’s orbiting its own star, researchers believe the planet could be a failed star, or brown dwarf.
The discovery has fuelled speculation that an alien planet predicted to unleash an apocalypse on Earth is real.
Doomsayers have long thought that Nibiru – or Planet X – is hurtling through space and will appear in our skies at any moment
Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun. The first asteroid was Ceres, discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi in 1801. There are currently over 600,000 known asteroids in our solar system. Most asteroids are found orbiting in the A
steroid Belt, a series of rings located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter..
The planet will wipe out most of mankind, believers warn.
One user of conspiracy theory website Godlikeproductions.com believes OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb could be proof of Nibiru, Express.co.uk reports.
The user with the handle Daniel started a forum on the site titled “Has Nibiru Been Hiding in the Heart of Our Galaxy All Along?,” after learning of the news.