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Astronomers have Found Evidences of the 9th Planet?
Feb 03, 2016

The astronomer who led the charge to have Pluto demoted to dwarf planet status back in has found evidence that a huge, icy planet could be lurking on the edge of the Solar System, just past Neptune.

  • Nicknamed Planet Nine, it appears to be circling the Sun on a super elongated obit that takes an incredible 10 thousand to 20 thousand years to complete.  

  • This new planet estimated to be about 10 times more massive than Earth and four times the size.

  • No one’s noticed it until now because of how far away it is—it’s about 149 billion km from the Sun or 75 times more distant than Pluto.

  • No one’s actually seen Planet Nine yet, so the discovery is far from confirmed, but astronomers found evidence of its presence thanks to strange alignment of rocky objects in the Kuiper belt way out on the edge of the Solar System. 

  • Astrologers saw a strange signal in the data that meant something odd was going on in the outer Solar System.

  • All of these distant objects were lined up in a weird way and that shouldn’t happen. 

  • Astrologers worked through the mundane explanations, but none of them worked out.

  • Back in 2014, Astrologers were investigating one of these KBOs, a dwarf planet called 2012 VP113, and discovered that for some reason, its orbit was lining up with the orbits of five other large KBOs, including Sedana.

  • The team of the astrologers has confirmed that the orbits of these six KBOs are all pointing in the same direction, and they are tilted at the same angle as all the known planets of the Solar System. 

  • It’s almost like having six hands on a clock all moving at different rates, and when you happen to look up, they’re all in exactly the same place.

  • The odds of that happening randomly are about 0.007 percent. So astrologers thought something else must be shaping these orbits. 

  • Astrologers ruled out the Kuiper belt debris hypothesis because in order for this debris to have enough force to push the six KBOs into the same orbit, the Kuiper belt would have to be 100 times more massive than it actually is.  

The astrologers says Planet Nine should be huge enough for us to see using the world's biggest telescopes, such as the twin 10-metre telescopes at the W. M. Keck Observatory and the Subaru Telescope, both on Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

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