Posted on Monday, March 10, 2014
By Kadri
NASA's WISE (Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer) data covering the entire sky in infrared wavelength was studied by a team of scientists to find big nearby objects in the Solar System.

The study showed that there are no objects the size of Saturn or bigger out to the distance of 10,000 astronomical units and no objects bigger than Jupiter out to a distance of 26,000 au.

This means there is no Planet X nor a small dim dwarf companion to our Sun as has previously been proposed.

WISE gathered data from 2010 to 2011 and covered the entire sky in IR searching for objects such as brown dwarfs and dim red dwarfs that are some of the most common objects in the solar neighbourhood.
Watch a video about it below:

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