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Curious tilt of the sun traced to undiscovered planet. Black Hole Has Major Flare. The baffling and strange behaviors of black holes have become somewhat less mysterious recently, with new observations from NASA's Explorer missions Swift and the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR.

Black Hole Has Major Flare

The two space telescopes caught a supermassive black hole in the midst of a giant eruption of X-ray light, helping astronomers address an ongoing puzzle: How do supermassive black holes flare? Alleged CIA agent leaks inside knowledge of Planet X after viewing it through Hubble Space Telescope. (INTELLIHUB) — Upon recent admissions by NASA and other officials confirming Planet X is real after all, one must question the validity of the information presented through mainline streams which may actually be an attempt to thwart the populace from discovering the actual approaching system.

Alleged CIA agent leaks inside knowledge of Planet X after viewing it through Hubble Space Telescope

“This thing has got seven planets and its own sun,” said an alleged CIA agent who claims to have witnessed the ‘mini solar system’ after intercepting image and data transmissions from the Hubble Space Telescope during his employment with the Central Intelligence Agency. “I think this thing has a planet like ours circling it. Newly discovered celestial object defies categories. An object discovered by astrophysicists at the University of Toronto (U of T) nearly 500 light years away from the Sun may challenge traditional understandings about how planets and stars form.

Newly discovered celestial object defies categories

The object is located near and likely orbiting a very young star about 440 light years away from the Sun, and is leading astrophysicists to believe that there is not an easy-to-define line between what is and is not a planet. "We have very detailed measurements of this object spanning seven years, even a spectrum revealing its gravity, temperature, and molecular composition. Still, we can't yet determine whether it is a planet or a failed star – what we call a 'brown dwarf'. Depending on what measurement you consider, the answer could be either," said Thayne Currie, a post-doctoral fellow in U of T's Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and lead author of a report on the discovery published this week in Astrophysical Journal Letters.

Report of discovery of large object in far outer edges of solar system incites skeptical reactions. (—Two separate teams of researchers (one from Mexico, the other Sweden), have incited skepticism among the astronomy community by posting papers on the preprint server arXiv each describing a different large object they observed in the outer edges of the solar system.

Report of discovery of large object in far outer edges of solar system incites skeptical reactions

Both teams made their observations after reviewing data from ALMA—a cluster of radio dishes in the Chilean mountains. One of the objects was found to be near W Aquilae in the night sky—the other adjacent to Alpha Centauri . Both groups report being skeptical at first regarding a faint glow, but monitored what they had seen nonetheless—to their surprise they found that the objects appeared to mover relative to the stars behind them, which suggested they might be relatively close and that they might be orbiting the sun.

Explore further: Newly discovered celestial object defies categories. We Finally Have the Full Story on Ceres' Mysterious Bright Spots. Real "Death Star" is vaporizing its own planet. The planet-destroying Death Star from "Star Wars" may be fictional, but a star at the end of its life and only a bit bigger than Earth could be its real-world twin: The star is currently destroying and disintegrating an orbiting planet bit by bit.

Real "Death Star" is vaporizing its own planet

The ill-fated planetary body and its debris are about the size of Texas or the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest asteroid in Earth's solar system, and it will be fully destroyed within about a million years. Scientists watching the object disintegrate will get the best-ever view of a solar system's death, researchers said -- and a look at the likely future of our own system. Scientists observed the crumbling planet using NASA's Kepler space telescope and pulled out further detail through ground observation. Inexplicable Moon Anomalies Reveal Deception About Outer Space. Makia Freeman, ContributorWaking Times Moon anomalies are nothing new, there are many people, including mainstream Western scientists, who have pointed out numerous highly strange and irregular things about the moon.

Inexplicable Moon Anomalies Reveal Deception About Outer Space

A few years ago David Icke brought the book Who Built The Moon? By Chris Knight and Alan Butler to attention, and concluded that the moon is an unnatural object that has been placed there for some reason – possibly as a broadcasting station. Icke further linked the moon to Saturn, and theorized that the “Matrix” in which we live is actually a program originally broadcast by Saturn and amplified by the moon.

He called it the Saturn-Moon-Matrix. Now, with consumer technology rapidly advancing all the time, there are many people pointing their video cameras up at the night sky … with incredible results. Has Kepler Discovered an Alien Megastructure? NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope is tasked with finding small, rocky worlds orbiting distant stars.

Has Kepler Discovered an Alien Megastructure?

However, exoplanets aren’t the only thing Kepler can detect — stellar flares, star spots and dusty planetary rings can also pop up in the mission’s observations. Pluto Sends Planetary Scientists Back to the Drawing Board. Source: ThunderboltsProject Physicist Wal Thornhill continues his discussion of NASA’s New Horizons mission to the dwarf planet Pluto.

Pluto Sends Planetary Scientists Back to the Drawing Board

The mission has already provided a number of surprises for planetary scientists. The tiny planet’s geological activity, its apparent age, the stunning features on its moons and more all defy many fundamental ideas in planetary science. As principal investigator Alan Stern recently stated, Pluto is “going to send a lot of geophysicists back to the drawing board.” But are these discoveries surprising from an Electric Universe perspective? NASA Releases Stunning New Close-up Color Images of Pluto (1MIN Video) Pluto: Timelapse Video Shows Dwarf Planet Images from 1930s to 2015.

UFO Sightings Hotspot. Alien Structure On Ceres Confirmed In Two More Photos By NASA, April 2015 (Video) Above screenshot is of a negative color effect.

Alien Structure On Ceres Confirmed In Two More Photos By NASA, April 2015 (Video)

Also do you see the red and green lights next to the buildings? Date of new photo: April 13, 2015Location of anomaly: Crater on Ceres, dwarf planetSource photo: photo 2: Planets in the habitable zone around most stars, calculate researchers. Astronomers have discovered thousands of exoplanets in our galaxy, the Milky Way, using the Kepler satellite and many of them have multiple planets orbiting the host star.

Planets in the habitable zone around most stars, calculate researchers

By analysing these planetary systems, researchers from the Australian National University and the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen have calculated the probability for the number of stars in the Milky Way that might have planets in the habitable zone. The calculations show that billions of the stars in the Milky Way will have one to three planets in the habitable zone, where there is the potential for liquid water and where life could exist. The results are published in the scientific journal, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Using NASA's Kepler satellite, astronomers have found about 1,000 planets around stars in the Milky Way and they have also found about 3,000 other potential planets.

Calculating planetary positions. Earth has a Second Moon and its Orbit Follows an Unusual Pattern. Home > Earth has a Second Moon and its Orbit Follows an Unusual Pattern Waking Times Video - I bet you didn’t know that Earth has what could be called a second moon. What we’re most familiar with is the one moon that we all know, love and celebrate. Dwarf planet discovery hints at a hidden Super Earth in solar system. Two planets as big as Earth ‘could be on edge of solar system’ PP-32-05.PDF (application/pdf Object) UT Research Uncovers Forces that Hold Gravity-Defying Near-Earth Asteroid Together. Asteroid 1950 DA. Photo credit: NASA Researchers at UT have made a novel discovery that may potentially protect the world from future collisions with asteroids. The team studied near-Earth asteroid 1950 DA and discovered that the body, which rotates so quickly it defies gravity, is held together by cohesive forces, called van der Waals, never before detected on an asteroid.

The findings, published in this week’s edition of the science journal Nature, have potential implications for defending our planet from a massive asteroid impact. Previous research has shown that asteroids are loose piles of rubble held together by gravity and friction. Looking at thermal images and orbital drift to calculate thermal inertia and bulk density, the team detected the action of cohesive forces in an environment with little gravity. Icist suggests speed of light might be slower than thought. Discovery of new dwarf planet hints at other objects in solar system. Planet-hunters scouring the heavens have found thousands of distant worlds around other stars, but astronomers may have overlooked one lurking much closer to home.