August 14, 2016

Weird object spotted beyond Neptune

There's more going on in the outer Solar System than we're fully aware of.

Scientists have discovered a mysterious planet in a strange orbit beyond Neptune on the outer edge of the solar system and with every passing day, it’s moving upwards – a fact that makes it an oddity.


Nicknamed Niku, it appears to be a trans-Neptunian object and it has got scientists baffled. Niku, named after Chinese word for ‘Rebel’, has a diameter of just 200km (120 miles), is 160,000-times fainter than Neptune and behaves like no other similarly-sized planet in the Solar System according to newscientist.

This object orbits the Sun in a retrograde direction, meaning it rotates in the opposite direction to the Sun’s rotation.

The scientists hypothesize that its orbit is retrograde due to a collision with an unknown mass or a gravitational pull by a mystery force but till now they have no explanation why this mysterious object orbits the sun in a retrograde direction, so far.

When we talk about objects orbiting the sun in retrograde direction it’s worth noting if we follow Sitchin's well-known translations of the ancient Sumerian texts, that the planet ‘Marduk’ (the Sumerian ‘Nibiru’) and its Moons came into the solar system on its 3,600-year clockwise (retrograde) elliptical course.

The highly elliptical orbit of Halley’s comet is also retrograde which seems similar to Nibiru’s proposed orbit.

 

1 comment:

  1. Depending on where it is now, it's possible that it will change direction and fall inward doing so. The reason for every planet orbiting the same direction is simple: gravity drag. Every planet in the solar system is pulling every other planet in the solar system into the same direction of solar rotation. If indeed Niku is orbiting contra-solar and continues to orbit contra-solar, something else has to be pulling on it, which could spell big trouble for the rest of the solar system.

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