Another Earth-like planet in the solar system..!?

Sowmiya Sriram
Another Earth-like planet in the solar system..!?
Astronomers predict that there is another planet similar to Earth in our solar system. Scientists have said that this mysterious planet is in the region beyond Neptune in the solar system and is orbiting the Sun. This planet is said to be in the Kuiper belt, the farthest part of the solar system. The Kuiper Belt is a massive ring of interstellar matter such as dwarf planets, asteroids, carbon masses, and icy volatile elements such as methane, ammonia, etc.
There are many things in this infinite universe that are still unsolved. Man is always trying to discover new things. More importantly, the search and research for a habitable planet in this universe has been going on for many years. Various innovations are being made in this order every day. However, recently scientists examining astronomical events have found evidence of an Earth-like planet in the solar family. Scientists say that this planet is orbiting the sun through Neptune in the Solar System. The scientists of the japan National Astronomical Observatory said that this planet is in the Kuiper belt, which is the farthest edge of the solar system. Researchers say its mass is 1.5 to 3 times that of Earth and its inclination is 30 degrees. According to related reports, Japanese astronomers have discovered that Earth-like Planet Nine is hidden behind Neptune in our solar family. The study, published in the Astronomical Journal, comes amid ongoing debate over the existence of Pluto, known as 'Planet Nine' after it was declared a dwarf planet in 2006. Researchers Sofia Lykavka of Kindai university in Osaka, japan, and Takashi Ito of the japan National Astronomical Observatory have discovered the existence of an Earth-like planet in the Kuiper Belt, a donut-shaped ring that extends beyond Neptune's orbit. The Kuiper Belt is a massive ring of dwarf planets, asteroids, masses of carbon, and icy volatile elements like methane, and ammonia.
The researchers said that they are predicting the existence of Earth-like planets. It is possible that a primordial planetary body could have survived as a KBP in the distant Kuiper Belt, as there were many planets in the early solar system. Planet Nine is believed to be 1.5 to 3 times the mass of Earth and about 500 astronomical units from the Sun. The Kuiper Belt also contains millions of condensed objects, known as Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs) because they lie outside of Neptune. TNOs are believed to be remnants of solar system formation. Rocks contain volatile ice mixtures such as metamorphic carbon, water, and methane. "We have determined that the distant Kuiper Belt of an Earth-like planet in a far-tilt orbit can explain three basic characteristics," the researchers stated.

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