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Originally posted by Komodo
reply to post by XplanetX
well.. so .. here's my logical thinking.. again..
Why are they JUST saying this now when Hubble as been out there SINCE 1990~!!!!
Originally posted by MJZoo
I didn't see anything on their website. I would think this would be on the front of most news sites if it was real.
Q: If Tyche does exist, why would it have taken so long to find another planet in our solar system?
A: Tyche would be too cold and faint for a visible light telescope to identify. Sensitive infrared telescopes could pick up the glow from such an object, if they looked in the right direction. WISE is a sensitive infrared telescope that looks in all directions.
Originally posted by XplanetX
It is my opinion that they are forced to anounce it because it will be visible in the sky very soon.
I also suspect that it is closer than they are reporting.