New Project – Backyard Worlds: Planet 9

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We need your help on a brand new astronomy project – Backyard Worlds: Planet 9
In this project you’ll be searching through images from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission, hunting for objects such as brown dwarfs and low-mass stars in our Solar System’s neighbourhood. You may find an object closer than Proxima Centauri (the closest star to the Sun) or even discover the Sun’s hypothesized ninth planet, which models suggest might appear in these images!
Start hunting right now at www.backyardworlds.org.

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