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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 8 years ago

could dark matter be linked to the pioneer anomoly?

Ok here is my reasoning I read that recent attempts to detect dark matter failed so in the back of my mind I filled away a piece of information, dark matter might not be in the inner solar system.

and just recently, I was reading the wikipedia entery about dark matter and it said something to the effect of- the anomolus accelerations are not observed until about 20 au

I know common thinking is there some kind of particle drag but there's nothing out there... So, dark matter?

Update:

perhaps it's in some sort of shell around the sun and its so far away because it's repelled by the sun due to some kind of I don't know difference of charge I guess.

Update 2:

Tps dot org gets you toledo public school...

http://www.planetary.org/explore/projects/pioneer-...

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