Are two giant planets lurking beyond Pluto? Unusual orbits spotted in the outer solar system hint at the presence of large worlds
Reposted from: Daily Mail UK
- The aligned orbits of rocky bodies around Pluto hints at an unseen planet
- Spanish scientists claim this world would be 10 times the mass of Earth
- They believe this planet is moving in resonance with a much larger world
- They calculated this world would have a mass between that of Mars and Saturn and would orbit 200 times Earth’s distance from the sun
Pluto has long been regarded as something of an anomaly in our solar system.
Compared to neighbouring worlds, the dwarf planet has an extremely tilted orbit which sometimes brings it closer to the sun than Neptune.
Now, astronomers in Spain believe it has yet another unusual feature – the world may be harbouring two supersized planet just out of reach of our…
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