“Farout”, the Farthest Object Ever Seen in the Solar System (YET)

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universetoday.com : Just discovered! “Farout”, the Farthest Object Ever Seen in the Solar System

Astronomers have discovered a distant body that’s more than 100 times farther from the Sun than Earth is. Its provisional designation is 2018 VG18, but they’ve nicknamed the planet “Farout.” Farout is the most distant body ever observed in our Solar System, at 120 astronomical units (AU) away.
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Solar System distances to scale showing the newly discovered 2018 VG18 “Farout” compared to other known Solar System objects. Credit: Roberto Molar Candanosa/Scott S. Sheppard/Carnegie Institution for Science.​
 

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And in 4 years, we will talk about "Veryfarout" and "Furtheroutthanfaroutbutcloserthanveryfarout?"
 

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And in 4 years, we will talk about "Veryfarout" and "Furtheroutthanfaroutbutcloserthanveryfarout?"

It reminds me the tyres of Formula1: soft, super soft, ultra soft, hyper soft... so we will have farout, super farout, ultra farout, hyper farout... and then maybe ridicously farout? :lol:
 
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