Most distant object yet discovered in our solar system
Illustration showing what "Farfarout" (lower right) -- the most distant object yet discovered in our solar system -- may look like. The sun appears in the upper left and the Milky Way stretches diagonally across the background.
[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants AST 1539773, AST 1637494 and AST 1836783.]
Learn more in the NOIRLab news story Astronomers confirm solar system’s most distant known object is indeed Farfarout. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 5, 2021)
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