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The solar system a ninth planet again

Indeed, this category includes discussions that are out of this world. The universe is never ending so they say, and there are so many things out there to talk about. Obviously, new discoveries in outer space are coming thick and fast.
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Re: The solar system a ninth planet again

Post by Copie » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:34 pm

Yes, Patrick Moore was the man to watch.
I really believe he would have made a meal of this.
I would have loved to see the excitement on his face at the discovery of a new planet in our own solar system.
I would have taken his explanation for how it took so long to find.

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Re: The solar system a ninth planet again

Post by Ironside » Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:30 pm

The distance that this new ninth planet travels are so huge its hard to comprehend.
Its actual orbit around our sun is also strange too. In 500 or so years the planet would have not appeared to move.
It could easily have been mistaken for a star.
I wonder if it was ever known mistakenly as a star :lol:

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