Skip to comments.Is there a Planet X, a ‘massive perturber,’ hidden beyond Pluto?
Posted on 09/05/2015 7:46:28 PM PDT by BenLurkin
The paper ... noted that a number of large, very remote objects share a similar orbital angle. That's suspicious if you're an astronomer expecting to see a random distribution of objects.
The key orbital feature is known, rather obtusely, as the argument of perihelion. We're not shy of complicated orbital concepts (we try to toss around the phrase "obliquity of the ecliptic" whenever possible), but this one is not very easy to explain. "The argument of perihelion is the angle at which an object comes to perihelion with respect to the ecliptic plane," Sheppard said in an e-mail. Mike Brown, the Caltech astronomer who discovered the dwarf planet Eris, tells us by e-mail, "Scott's claim is that all of these objects come to perihelion at the ecliptic, and all are going from below the plane to above the plane at perihelion."
So there's something seemingly non-random, indeed a striking pattern, in how these extremely distant objects move around the sun. And that suggests that there's something out there influencing them -- or, more precisely, making other types of orbits unstable.
Sheppard explains by e-mail the concept of the "disturber":
A massive object or great disturber would perturb or disturb anything that came close to it. So objects that stay away from the great disturber would be the most stable objects. Thus the great disturber can shepherd objects into similar types of orbits with similar arguments of perihelion which are the orbits which constantly keep the smaller objects away from the bigger object. This is seen in the Near Earth asteroids, where there is a preference for Near Earth Asteroids to have certain orbital angles to keep them away from close encounters with the Earth.
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art bell says its aliens
Scott Sheppard is legit. He is responsible for discovery of a number of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn
Obama is the Great Disturber.
Joe Biden thinks it is part of North America
Marvin the Martian to the attack!
The Bible refers to this object as the great Red Dragon.
See my posting here:
That big guy way out yonder— he’s a mass perturber....
Somebody wake up Velikovsky!
Do you have any evidence that a planet the size of Neptune entered the inner solar system in 1697 — other than this link?
It is Nemesis!
Nemesis is a hypothetical red dwarf or brown dwarf, originally postulated in 1984 to be orbiting the Sun at a distance of about 95,000 AU (1.5 light-years), somewhat beyond the Oort cloud, to explain a perceived cycle of mass extinctions in the geological record, which seem to occur more often at intervals of 26 million years.
Yes, Planet X exists behind Pluto. Also, it’s going to crash into Earth and kill us all eventually.
Planet X is where that huge 3 headed monster came from. The one that terrorized Tokyo and required a tag team of Godzilla and Rhodan to vanquish.
We want no part of that. Leave it be.
Too much perturbations going on out there.
Planet X. By any means necessary. Ya dig ? ‘Sho nuff.
I know him. But ain’t his last name Nuffins ? The one who fathered all the kids named Dindu ?
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