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Saw this article on someone from Hampshire UK reporting a possible discovery of Planet Nine. I thought that it would be too dim for anything but the most powerful telescopes to see. Is there any legitimacy to this article?

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This has not been confirmed so whether it is legit is unknown at this time. A recent report (https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.05348) calls into question the original analysis that leads to the initial report of planet nine. The report that fueled initial interest is given below.

(EVIDENCE FOR A DISTANT GIANT PLANET IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM Konstantin Batygin and Michael E. Brown Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA; kbatygin@gps.caltech.edu Received 2015 November 13; accepted 2016 January 10; published 2016 January 20)

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