Discovery of the Ninth Planet

Written by Mona Hadi Naeem
6 · 16 · 17
Discovery of the Ninth Planet - Proven or Theory?

Sounds impossible to believe that there may be yet another planet in our solar system, but it true. Scientists have found evidence of a new and mysterious world. Here’s why they think there is a ninth planet:

  • Astronomers say they found newly found Kuiper Belt Objects (KBO) that suggest where the 9th planet should be
  • The mysterious planet is almost as large as Neptune
  • Caltech scientists found evidence of its existence in January 2016

Since this new discovery, numerous scientists have been looking at the documented facts to confirm proof of its existence. It has been getting a lot of attention and now, Mike Brown of the academic home of NASA, Caltech, claims he found substantial evidence to back this theory. This is why they made an official announcement about the new discovery.

Astronomers believe that this gas giant sits at the last limits of our solar system and it is about ten times larger than Earth. It is gaseous and resembles Neptune and Uranus.

Professor Mike Brown Makes Claims

Ever since scientists have discovered it, the mystery surrounding it has made scientists work harder to confirm its existence. The evidence found so far is under constant scrutiny. Professor Mike Brown claims that the evidence strongly suggests that their suspicions about the ninth planet are almost confirmed. He even tweeted the photo of the planet showing the plot of the newly discovered KBO as shown below:

Lifestyle Glitz - Ninth Planet

Some time ago, Brown also wrote, “Hey Planet Nine fans, a new eccentric KBO was discovered. And it is exactly where Planet Nine says it should be.”

The KBO is “uo3L91” and appears with a blue line in the graph below:

Lifestyle Glitz - Ninth Planet Discovery

A subsequent tweet by Brown said that the Outer Solar System Origins Survey (OSSOS) made the discovery on the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. Planet Nine has an opposite orientation from outer planets. Brown also tweeted that, “I haven’t done the statistics yet, but I suspect this takes the probability of this being a statistical fluke down to ~.001% or so.”

However, it is important to mention that so far there is no conclusive evidence to prove the existence of the ninth planet. A number of researchers are still working on the theory, based on the few facts found until date, which suggest the existence of a Planet IX or even Planet X.

Click here to read our previous post “10 Crucial Business Best Practices You’ll Need in Your Company” in case you missed it. To read more about amazing lifestyle tips, keep visiting us on We are all you need for a great and happy lifestyle!

More Like This

Related Posts

Simplifying the Legal Process: A Review of Musheer

Simplifying the Legal Process: A Review of Musheer

Legal matters can be daunting and complex. It involves finding an authentic lawyer, lengthy follow-ups, and putting in so much energy. The legal process can overwhelm many people, from drafting contracts to filing lawsuits. But with the advancement of technology,...

read more


Mona Hadi Naeem