Observational Constraints on Planet Nine: Cassini Range Observations

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Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016

Matthew J. Holman, Matthew J. Payne
(Submitted on 12 Apr 2016)

We significantly constrain the sky position, distance, and mass of a possible additional, distant planet in the solar system by examining its influence on the distance between Earth and the Cassini Spacecraft. Our preferred region is approximately centered on (RA, Dec) = ($40\arcdeg$, $-15\arcdeg$), extending approximately 20 degrees in all directions.

Subjects: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
Cite as: arXiv:1604.03180 [astro-ph.EP] (or arXiv:1604.03180v1 [astro-ph.EP] for this version)
Submission history
From: Matthew Payne
[v1] Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:07:59 GMT (10112kb,D)

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