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The Lost Planet: Using theoretical orbital data to improve the search for Planet 9

Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Sean Lyon

Grade:
12
Teacher:
JJ Jeremy Jonas

"Using a model of our Solar system, the estimated size and orbital period of Planet 9 was imputed, then by modifying the degrees at which it was orbiting our Sun it could potentially be found out how long before it could be viewed by humans."


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