Planet 9

What are the Chances that the Next Generation LSST Could Find New Planets in the Solar System?

In a new study led by the Lowell Observatory, a team of researchers indicate how the next-generation Large Synoptic Survey…

4 years ago

More Evidence Presented in Defense of Planet 9

A new study by a team from the University of Michigan has shown how Planet 9 could have prevented TNOs…

5 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…

5 years ago

New Study Indicates that Planet 9 Likely Formed in the Solar System

A new study by a team of astronomers from the UK and Switzerland explores how Planet 9 could have ended…

5 years ago

Evidence Mounts for the Existence of Planet Nine

The latest study that looks into the possible existence of Planet 9 offers a new technique, one which is free…

5 years ago

What Caused the Kuiper Belt to Get Warped?

A new study by a team of astronomers from the LPL indicates that the orbital inclinations of distant Kuiper Belt…

5 years ago

An Astronomical Detective Tale and the Moon of 2007 OR10

It isn't every day we get a new moon added to the list of solar system satellites. The combined observational…

5 years ago

Four Candidates For Planet 9 Located

A concentrated three-day search for a mysterious, unseen planet in the far reaches of our own solar system has yielded…

5 years ago

Planet 9 Can’t Run Forever. Two Asteroids Give Up Some Clues

Last year, Caltech astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin found indirect evidence for the existence of a large planet in…

6 years ago

Carnival of Space #497

Welcome, come in to the 497th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers…

6 years ago