Why do people think there is a giant “hidden” planet somewhere in the depths of our solar system?

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Why do people think there is a giant “hidden” planet somewhere in the depths of our solar system?

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Basically there are some odd orbital properties to some objects in our solar system and one explanation for the cause is a large planet with an elongated orbit that’s fairly distant from the sun.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/hypothetical-planet-x/in-depth/

Several years ago [astronomers at Caltech found evidence](https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/news/caltech-researchers-find-evidence-of-a-real-ninth-planet/) of a large, unobserved planet by using computer modeling to extrapolate from the movements of objects in the Kuiper Belt at the edge of the solar system. Apparently it was pretty convincing, but if the planet exists, it will have an orbital period of over 10,000 years and be all but impossible to find. Astronomers have presumably been searching the sky ever since, hoping to be the first to spot “Planet Nine”.

I haven’t looked too much into beside a podcast I listen too but, when they use certain filters and aim camera/telescopes at the sun they see a round object kinda behind the sun. Which some people believe it’s the annuaki home planet nibiru.

Space is *ridiculously empty*. Even within our own solar system, there’s so much empty space that an entire planet could be out there past Neptune and we’d still never see it unless we specifically knew where to look for it.

There are [a bunch of weird things in the solar system](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planet_Nine#Evidence) that could be explained by another planet existing out there, but it’s still not certain whether or not that’s actually the cause.