Study: Jupiter kicked out the mysterious giant icy planet four billion years ago

November 8, 2015 8:26 PM

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Study: Jupiter kicked out the mysterious giant icy planet four billion years ago

The theory of once having a mysterious planet in our solar system has got one more proof. This time, a team of astrophysicists in Toronto has submitted a research report that says our solar system had one more giant planet similar to Jupiter, Uranus, Saturn and Neptune, which was ejected out of the solar system when collided with Jupiter about four billion years ago.

According to the study, published in the latest issue of The Astronomical Journal, Jupiter is the giant planet which kicked the mysterious 5th gas giant planet out of the solar system.

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