KBOs

The Latest Images of Ultima Thule are in, and they are the Sharpest Yet!

The latest images taken by New Horizons of Ultima Thule are the most detailed to date, and are providing new…

2 years ago

A Disc of Icy Material, not Planet 9, Might Explain the Strange Movements in the Outer Solar System

Is there or isn't there a Planet 9? Is there a planet way out on the outskirts of our Solar…

2 years ago

It Might Not be Planet 9 Causing Disruptions in the Kuiper Belt, Just the Collective Gravity of Everything Out There

According to a new study by a team from CU Boulder, Planet 9 may not be necessary to explain the…

2 years ago

New Horizons Just Took a Record Breaking Image. No Camera Has Ever Taken a Picture From This Far From Earth

This past December, the New Horizons probe took a series of pictures from the Kuiper Belt, thus breaking the record…

3 years ago

New Clues Emerge for the Existence of Planet 9

In their latest study concerning Planet 9 , astronomers Brown and Batygin offer the first single and coherent description that…

3 years ago

Beautiful Planetary Rings Are Dead Dwarf Planets! Dead Dwarf Planets!!!

A new study from a team of Japanese researchers shows that the rings of the gas giants might be the…

4 years ago

A New Dwarf Planet Joins The Solar System Family

Relying on data collected by the Dark Energy Survey, astronomers have found evidence of a new dwarf planet that is…

4 years ago

Planet 9 Search Turning Up Wealth Of New Objects

In 2014, Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science and Chadwick Trujillo of Northern Arizona University proposed an interesting…

4 years ago

Kuiper Belt Objects Point The Way To Planet 9

A new study from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has indicated that the extreme eccentricity of distant KBOs could point…

5 years ago

Who was Gerard Kuiper?

In the outer reaches of the Solar System, beyond the orbit of Neptune, lies a region permeated by celestial objects…

5 years ago