2 new planets in solar system?


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2 new planets in solar system?
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No, Pluto hasn't regained its former status: Two more planets in our Solar System, say astronomers

Quote:The Solar System has at least two more planets waiting to be discovered beyond the orbit of Pluto, Spanish and British astronomers say.

The official list of planets in our star system runs to eight, with gas giant Neptune the outermost.

Beyond Neptune, Pluto was relegated to the status of "dwarf planet" by the International Astronomical Union in 2006, although it is still championed by some as the most distant planet from the Sun.

If one or more does exist, they may be very hard to detect.
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Wouldn't they be dwarf planets that far out?

Whatever they are, they must be frozen solid.
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(01-29-2015, 06:59 PM)Wenty321 Wrote: Wouldn't they be dwarf planets that far out?

No, if these planets existed, they would be more massive than Earth. Distance shouldn't matter.
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It's not 2 planets, but Mike Brown has made a really interesting case for a super Earth:
http://phys.org/news/2016-01-evidence-re...lanet.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planet_Nine
http://www.findplanetnine.com/
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(04-03-2016, 06:45 PM)SouthTown Man Wrote: It's not 2 planets, but Mike Brown has made a really interesting case for a super Earth:
http://phys.org/news/2016-01-evidence-re...lanet.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planet_Nine
http://www.findplanetnine.com/

This sounds plausible. Wonder if it's true.
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