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From Popular Mechanics

• Farfarout is a tiny object that’s 140 AU away (one AU is the distance from the Earth to the sun).

• The previous furthest known object in our solar system, called simply Farout, was only 120 AU from here.

• Farfarout’s orbit could reveal secrets of the outer solar system-including whether there’s an unknown Planet Nine out there.

The universe has a way of surprising even its most ardent observers.


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