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A planet beyond Pluto - may be much larger than Jupiter

It is bigger than Jupiter and orbits the sun in the opposite direction to that of the other planets and the duration of the orbit is 6 million years

A British astronomer claims to have discovered a strange planet orbiting the Sun at a thousand times the distance of Pluto - which is the most distant known planet in the Solar System. This is reported by the BBC's internet news site. The new planet is therefore 32 times farther from the Sun than the Earth - a great distance on the way to the stars (not planets) closest to the Solar System. It is bigger than Jupiter and orbits the sun in the opposite direction to that of the other planets and the duration of the orbit is 6 million years.

Apparently, the new planet did not form together with the other planets of the solar system. It probably formed elsewhere and wandered around our galaxy until it was caught in the Sun's pull and joined the edge of its system. The unusual idea that there is another planet in deep space was proposed last week by Dr. John Murray Murray John, from the Open University of Great Britain. For several years he studied the special and irregular movements of the long-orbiting comets. These are blocks of rock and ice that scientists believe originate in the dark depths of the edge of the solar system, beyond the planets in the region known as the Oort cloud. They spend millions of years in the Oort cloud, until they are ejected into an orbit that brings them close to the inner solar system, where we can observe them.
Through the analysis of the orbits of 13 comets of this type, Dr. Murray discovered that apparently the gravitational force of one body is responsible for sending all these comets to their current orbits.
"Although I was only able to analyze the orbits of the 13 comets, the emerging conclusion is absolute. I calculated that the chances of their trajectories simulating and appearing to come from the same place are only one in 1,700, that is, almost coincidental." said Murray, whose article will be published this week in the monthly issue of the journal of the British Royal Society, he also claims that the invisible body is many times larger than the largest planet known to us so far - Jupiter.
Being 5 billion kilometers from the sun it takes 6 million years to orbit it. This explains why we have not discovered it until now.
"It is very pale and moves slowly, so it is impossible to distinguish it from a distant star." He also calculated that to find it one must look towards the Dolphin star system. In addition, the new planet moves in the opposite direction to that of the other planets. This led Murray to the conclusion mentioned above that the planet was probably formed somewhere else in space and not in the solar system together with the other planets, and is most likely a planet that escaped the pull of the star it orbited.
Even if the scientific community confirms its discovery, it is not Murray who will determine the name of the new planet, but a special committee of the International Astronomical Union, Murray will not be against suggesting some names.
According to Dr. Mori, additional evidence to support his claim will be presented later this week at a conference to be held in Italy. Prof. John Matese from the University of Louisiana in La Fayette conducted a similar study and reached the same conclusions. His research is to be published in Icarus, the journal dealing with solar system studies.
Ilan Manolis, center of the division of small bodies (asteroids and comets) in the solar system at the Israel Astronomical Society, who read the draft of Dr. Murray's article, says that Dr. Murray also claims that this is only one of the possible explanations for how comets are launched into the inner solar system. But this explanation is exhaustive and gives a better answer to the questions.
"Murray checked the source in the dome of the sky that the orbits of the comets seem to come from, and the area looks like a narrow band on the dome of the sky. If the comets were to come randomly from the Oort cloud, each would come from a different direction in the sky (the Oort cloud surrounds the sun as a spherical shell). Murray also says in his article that it will be difficult to discover the planet because it is very distant and moves very, very slowly and therefore will be very, very pale. If it exists, it may have been imaged several times but not suspected as a planet.
According to Manolis, scientists have not yet had any proposals that try to explain why comets come from that place, in fact it is not even known at all why comets leave the Oort cloud and enter the solar system. And the accepted assessment was that the sun in its orbit around the galaxy rises and falls above the plane of the galaxy and every time it crosses it, the massive gravitational force of the galaxy undermines the stability of the Oort cloud and throws comets into the inner solar system. This explains the arrival of the comets, but does not explain why they come from the same point in the Oort cloud.

David Isshachari, editor of the science forum at IOL adds:

One of our few "rational" advantages compared to the mystics who already know everything, is the possibility of discovery, and the joy of discovery that entails. The question is, what will another planet do to the astrological paradigm system? Hasn't this planet influenced our destinies so far? Well, British scientists are now reporting the discovery of a new, and very strange, planet. It orbits the solar system at a distance 1000 times greater than all the planets known so far. (This is another advantage we have over the mystics, our universe is limited only by our means of viewing, theirs - closed). So far, Pluto is the most distant celestial body known, except for comets in the Kuiper belt, or Oort cloud.

The new planet (which I propose to call it after Elvis Presley, the star of the century...), is 30,000 times farther from the sun than it is today, and therefore stands noticeably on the way to the nearest star (as opposed to a planet, a planet). This fact may make it easier for future space travel planners (see "Journey to Reason" Ben-Best and Netzer).

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