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Astronomers Announce Discovery of 9th Planet

The imagined view from Planet Nine back toward the sun. Astronomers think the huge, distant planet is likely gaseous, similar to Uranus and Neptune. Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC)

February 19, 2016

By: Brenna Holycross One new planet was found, and it proves you don’t have to see to believe. On January 20th, 2016, astronomer Mike Brown announced that there appears to be a ninth planet in our solar system. This ninth planet that he found is expected to be ten-times more massive than Earth,...

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