Planet 10 Discovered

July 30th, 2005 | researchmaterial

Astronomers have detected what they are calling the ’10th planet’ orbiting our Sun.

It is bigger than Pluto, the ninth planet, which is 2,250 km across, and was discovered by three US astronomers. It is the largest object found in our Solar System since the discovery of Neptune in 1846.

The object, designated 2003 UB313, is currently 97 Earth-Sun distances away – more than twice Pluto’s average distance from the Sun…


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