(Michael Snyder) An astronomer at Caltech says that new evidence has been discovered that indicates that there is a massive planet lurking somewhere on the outer edges of our solar system. It has been dubbed “Planet Nine,” but that is only because Pluto is not considered to be a planet anymore.

If we included Pluto, this new astronomical body would be known as “Planet Ten” or “Planet X,” but scientists try very hard to avoid using the phrase “Planet X” because it is associated with so many “conspiracy theories.” Based on the new evidence that has emerged, it is believed that Planet Nine is approximately 20 times further away from the sun than Neptune is, and it is being projected that it would take somewhere between 10,000 and 20,000 years for this planet to make one trip around the sun. READ MORE