• Planet X

  • Interview to Dr. Robert S.Harrington by Zecharia Sitchin 

  • The Location of Planet X










Planet X

from PlanetX150m Website

Dr. Robert Sutton Harrington was an astronomer with the United States Naval Observatory. He had multiple theories on Planet X over the years including
The Location of Planet X 1988 and The Search for Planet X 1991. He based his theories on the movements of the outer planets and a possible influence from an unknown body in the solar system.

These published and publicly available papers by the Naval Observatory astronomer are even referred to by some Planet X proponents as “NASA internal documents”!

Oddly, it is his death that the Planet X crowd refer to more often than his theories. This seems to stem from a white paper written by Neil Freer titled The Alien Question: An Expanded Perspective.

In this white paper Freer wrote:

“It is interesting that Harrington dispatched an appropriate telescope to Black Birch, New Zealand to get a visual confirmation, based on the data leading to the expectation that it would be below the ecliptic in the southern skies at this point in its orbit. On Harrington’s early death the scope was immediately called back --- as one observer noted, “almost before he was cold”. “

Neil Freer is an English professor who has written several books about the works of Zecharia Sitchin.

Zetatalk takes this a step further saying:

“A Phil Schneider assassination is evident, as is the death of Robert Harrington”.

In Blindsided, Mark Hazlewood says:

“What obvious message do you think was sent to Sitchin, Van Flandern and anyone else in the know, when Harrington suddenly met with an early death at the same time the scope was being pulled back? Sometimes an early death is meant to accomplish more than just keeping one person quiet. “

Yes, more conspiracy theory on the cover-up of Planet X. The easy explanation why no astronomer or scientist will support the silly Zeta planet.

Zetatalk recently added a new page on Harrington with a rambling conspiracy theory and the usual reference of “his cohorts sang whatever tune the CIA wanted” to justify why astronomers no longer feel that a Planet X exists.


The truth of the matter is that Robert Harrington died January 23, 1993 of esophageal cancer. Nothing mysterious or sinister about this. There is also no evidence of a telescope being dispatched to Black Birch, New Zealand. The United States Naval Observatory already had an observatory at Black Birch.

In his book Genesis Revisited, Sitchin says:

“On January 16, 1990, Dr. Harrington reported at the American Astronomical Society meeting in Arlington, Virginia, that the U.S. Naval Observatory team has narrowed its search for the tenth planet to the southern skies and has announced the dispatch of a team of astronomers to the Black Birch Astronomic Observatory in New Zealand.”

Note: this was 3 years before Harrington’s death.

Harrington in his 1991 paper The Search for Planet X wrote about the search already being underway and it would continue from New Zealand.

Why New Zealand? Harrington’s latest calculations showed that if Planet X existed it would be in the region of Centaurus and Hydra, a region which is too far south for Tombaugh to have searched in the 1930s. This is also NOT the location of the Zeta Planet X. Not even close.

Are we looking at dishonesty here? Or simply more poor research? That is difficult to say. What is obvious is that the Planet X crowd does like to take the truth and twist it to suit their needs.


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