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Posted 1/20/16
Honestly it kindof creeps me out a little. With a 15,000 year orbit, it sounds too much like those apocalypse conspiracy theories.


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I'm still waiting for them to announce aliens.


Them aliens better be cats that look like girls.

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Posted 1/20/16
Well that's interesting.
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Posted 1/21/16 , edited 1/21/16
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What is everyone's opinion?


Taking it with large amounts of scepticism for now.
I find it hard to believe that a planet which supposedly has 10 times the mass of our own planet, orbiting our own sun has yet to be discovered when we have the technology to identify Earth like planets in solar systems which are light years away.

They mean to tell us that Nasa never had the thought "Gee Henry, the planets orbiting Proxima Centauri look nice and all but why don't we try and point that telescope towards the outer rim of our own Solar System to see what we can find out there."
I think a planet of that size would have shown up on some IR/UV readings years ago, because apart from black holes I'm not really aware of any other celestial body which is able to absorb every wavelength of light there is.
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Gnarrley . . . .

It sounds cool at first perusal but.......
Being I am no astrophysicist, I don't know how skeptical I should really be....
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Posted 1/21/16
Let's just focus on Mars for now.
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George_z wrote:

Guys, easy on the quote pyramids. Thank you.


Dariamus wrote:

What is everyone's opinion?


Taking it with large amounts of scepticism for now.
I find it hard to believe that a planet which supposedly has 10 times the mass of our own planet, orbiting our own sun has yet to be discovered when we have the technology to identify Earth like planets in solar systems which are light years away.

They mean to tell us that Nasa never had the thought "Gee Henry, the planets orbiting Proxima Centauri look nice and all but why don't we try and point that telescope towards the outer rim of our own Solar System to see what we can find out there."
I think a planet of that size would have shown up on some IR/UV readings years ago, because apart from black holes I'm not really aware of any other celestial body which is able to absorb every wavelength of light there is.



My English is actually not good enough to explain this but I'm going to try it anyway .

Most of the Exoplantes we know were found through indirect observation. Only a very few Exoplantes were found through direct observation and those a very big and very young that's why they still emit heat which is the reason why we can see them (all you can see is a blurry sphere) .
Just look back how crazy everybody was about the pictures of Pluto's surface because Hubble just showed us this: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/pluto-20100204.html
The distance between Pluto and the Sun is up to 48 AU and they claim that this 9th Planet is at least 5 times farther away when it's on is closest point to the sun.
Possible orbit:
http://www.spektrum.de/fm/912/thumbnails/planetneun.jpg.2096747.jpg
Because this planet would be to old to emit heat and it's too far away from the sun to reflect a lot of light it's plausible to say that we can't observate it directly by just looking arround. Maybe if we would know where exactly this planet is at the moment but we don't.

But I also don't think that this planet really exists (of course it's possible but I'm sceptical). There have been a lot of people claiming that they have found a 9th (or 10th at the times Pluto was still a planet) Planet and they were all wrong. But to be fair they have some good reasons to think that there is another planet , it's not like they just want the attention
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GrateSaiyaman wrote:

Gnarrley . . . .

It sounds cool at first perusal but.......
Being I am no astrophysicist, I don't know how skeptical I should really be....

Nobody is more skeptical than the scientists, which is why they will seek hard evidence to prove or disprove their models.

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Considering it's the same guy who got Pluto axed - Unless we get some really hard evidence, it sounds like the guy is an attention addict.
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My opinion is that Pluto is a planet and this idiot had way too much weed.
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That's no planet....it's a space station
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