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The scientists are puzzled with phenomenon of “Two Suns”


Over 80% of all solar systems have multiple suns, so is it possible that we live in a binary solar system with two suns as well? Recent discoveries point to the existence of an old brown dwarf. Our solar system is surrounded by a vast collection of icy bodies called the Oort Cloud. If our Sun were a part of a binary system in which two gravitationally-bound stars orbit a common center of mass, this interaction could disturb the Oort Cloud on a periodic basis, sending comets whizzing towards us. The Oort Cloud is thought to extend about 1 light year from the Sun. The closest known star to the Sun is Proxima Centauri, located 4.2 light years away.

Binary star systems are common in the galaxy. It is estimated that one-third of the stars in the Milky Way are either binary or part of a multiple-star system. Red dwarfs are also common – in fact, astronomers say they are the most common type of star in the galaxy. Brown dwarfs are also thought to be common, but there are only a few hundred known at this time because they are so difficult to see.

Red and brown dwarfs are smaller and cooler than our Sun, and do not shine brightly. If red dwarfs can be compared to the red embers of a dying fire, then brown dwarfs would be the smoldering ash. Because they are so dim, it is plausible that the Sun could have a secret companion even though we’ve searched the sky for many years with a variety of instruments.

The WISE telescope supposed to help shed light on the darkest corners of the solar system. The telescope can be used to search for dwarf planets like Pluto that orbit the Sun off the solar system’s ecliptic plane. The objects that make up the Oort Cloud are too small and far away for WISE to see, but it was able to track potentially dangerous comets and asteroids closer to home. However, the WISE telescope was shutdown right after the news came that Tyche is a “brown dwarf like” planet / star and is out in the Oort cloud… The WISE Spacecraft transmitter was turned off for the final time on Feb 17th. It will remain in hibernation without ground contacts awaiting possible future use. The scientists that theorized the existence of Tyche hope that it will be visible in the images from the WISE mission, but they won’t know if there is even evidence of it until they analyze over 2.7 million images taken by WISE. They are estimating that it will be two years before all the images are analyzed and the reports are released.

Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer wrote that weeks after a story shot across the Web claiming that the imminent explosion of a nearby star would result in the appearance of a second sun in the sky – a story that was later debunked – two suns were caught on camera yesterday in China. The suns – one fuzzy and orange, the other a crisp yellow orb – appeared side-by-side, one slightly higher than the other. Jim Kaler, the University of Illinois astronomer who squelched the excitement over the aforementioned exploding Betelgeuse and who has written books on the day and night sky. The double sun image is an effect of optical refraction, he said, but it's a "pretty darn rare" one, and one not fully explained by science.

"I doubt it's been computer modeled," Kaler said. "There must have been some blob of atmosphere somewhere that caused this truly spectacular phenomenon, which in a sense is a mirage."

Mirages appear when particles in the atmosphere refract, or bend, light. This typically happens near the horizon, where air is thicker, though, and mirages are usually aligned vertically above or below the original source of the light — not beside it, like in the video. It's possible, Kaler said, that an unusually thick patch of atmosphere wandered in front of the sun to create the unusual effect. He goes on to state that the double or multiple image phenomena are produced by abnormal refraction, but that "it remains extraordinary that the images of the sun and moon were sharp and of the same size as the real sun and moon." Several related atmospheric optical effects are fully explained by science. Sun dogs, sunset mirages, sun pillars and sun halos are all relatively common and well understood. But not this effect.

Scientists are reportedly struggling to find an explanation to the appearance of two suns in the sky viewed in China a couple days ago. Another atmospheric scientist at the
University of Wisconsin Cooperative Institute for Satellite and Meteorological Studies, Grant Perry has also expressed some surprise and confusion, saying that it would require certain very peculiar conditions indeed for particles in the air to refract the sunlight in such a way as to make the image appear as it does.

The Times of India writes about the subject showing it like hoax e-mails and rumors about two suns being visible. "Don't believe in such emails that say that another bright star called 'Aderoid' will come as close as 34 million miles from Earth,'' said senior scientist and astronomer from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research ( TIFR), Professor Pankaj Joshi.

He explained that since our very own Sun is 93 million miles away from Earth, there is no way for another star to come even closer to us at a distance of 34 million miles. "There is no star called Aderoid close to our solar system. And the nearest star, other than the Sun, is over 4 light years away from us,'' said Prof Joshi. The false Internet news about the two suns has also circulated a fabricated image depicting the "rare image about the two suns shining in the sky''. It also states that such a rare phenomenon will occur again in the year 2287.

The Internet now is flooded with footages of two suns spotted over the past couple of days – China, Taiwan, UK, US, Sri Lanka, Italy.

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  1. It`s now 2020 and the 2 suns has been captured on live tv and all over Asia. Maybe just maybe what if prophecies came true and as a natural phenomenon this could well be the start of a new cycle. Oh and for the record, some of those conspiracies do have an ounce of truth when you start tracing back through history. Alot of history can be based off astrology through out the ages.

  2. In January 2017 I saw beams of light eminating from the east while the sun had completely set in the west. On the 27th of July this year on dawn I saw two suns rise over the ocean. The first was smaller and had totally cleared the horizon before our sun broke absorbing its light as the first object may well have been behind it .

  3. I capture a picture of the 2 suns. I never showed anybody. It happen new years eve 2015. I was heading south to El Dorado, Arkansas. The sun was high that day. It seems as if I was the only one to see it. But I have a picture to prove it.

  4. hi all the gr8 scientist say so many things. but their are ancient texts that say that the earth has 2 suns and 2 moons. also the sun is Cold there is a temple their. well if you haven’t been their you wouldn’t know so please dear scientists y don’t you visit the SUN.

  5. The Dead Sun was “Saturn”. Earth did have 2 suns about 60,000 years ago, but it was blotted out. The Moon is a “Alien” or foreign ship. Purposefully put their it’s the same size as our sun. And it covers Saturn! It does not spin or rotate. “A squirrel cannot be anything better than what it is” neither can a human. We like to deny our existence as a species to become something greater. Many people don’t just want to except that they are “Human”? Why do we have to be “Gods”?

  6. I saw two suns on the 23rd june 2016. One setting in the NORTH golden orange and when I looked to the west..there was our sun..time was 2.45pm and I am on the Gold Coast Queensland Australia. This was no reflection or refraction or sun dog or flare or the moon..this was another planetary body as large and as bright as the sun ..lighting up all the horizon..it was like a huge orange red glowing orb …and it was massive.

  7. Guys are retarded talking about neutron stars in the Oort cloud. If a neutron star entered the sol system you would know about it… you would be dead.
    A complete brown dwarf system.. like go read a book and stfu.
    People are getting so many wires crossed here its unreal. i guess this is what happens when people use conspiracy theory’s to educate themselves.

  8. What a joke at best. Nice to see 2 suns in other countries, but fortunately for those that are controlling us the sun always managed to go away before it came over our eastern morning sky. So 2 suns for China and only 1 sun for the rest off the world. LOL Because of these stories I did some experimenting. Most interesting shooting the sun and other space objects using multiple panes of glass in front of a camera. With 3 panes of glass, who needs Photoshop.

  9. I live in alice springs Australia and have been watching and photographing the two Suns for while now it is no illusion it’s there if you look hard there is also a planet vissable to the upper left when viewing pics of it !!!!
    Pics taken today 2/01/2016

  10. Scientists aren’t puzzled but not because it has anything todo with a parhelion or sun dog. Right now there are two Suns visible at certain times of day because there are two Suns in our solar system right now. A brown dwarf system complete with its own planets and moons is a distant part of our solar system and only reaches this point in its orbit every 3600 years. Astronomers have been killed over the last 50 years or so because our government does not want this information leaked to the general public. The reason for this is because the largest planet in the system which is multiple times larger than Jupiter, will come very close to earth in the next few years. When it does it will wreak havoc with landmasses, tsunamis potentially miles high as well as possibly thousands of meteor strikes and pole potentially miles high as well as possibly thousands of reversal as this planets North Pole pulls on our South Pole. It will kill possibly 30-50% of earths population. This will definitely happen. The government wants you to keep working and will not announce it until they have had a chance to get themselves to the underground bunkers they have built for themselves. That’s right, they are leaving us out to dry

    1. Well, good thing we know gravity doesn’t exist or even make sense for that matter… otherwise I might be concerned about the situation… but scientists are puzzled because of how we know they are lying now

  11. Scientists are not puzzled at all. The phenomenon is called parhelion and it is well known. Refraction and reflection of light on ice crystals in the high atmosphere.

  12. Here it is Sep 2012 and no more reports of twin suns. The twin sun phenomena was conjectured to have been the result of extreme magnetism. If we did briefly have a neutron bitsy enter the Oort cloud and then depart as it could have been anti matter in a matter system, then that would explain the brief magnetic twist.
    Currently, as we close out 2012, we are seeing more volcanic action as the energy holding the heliosphere compression fades. If myth is correct then the compressive energy will be gone by December leaving a system of heated core bodies rapidly expressing that heat energy outward to the surface.

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