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Scientists discover ‘Farout,’ the most distant solar system object ever seen

by David Freeman, NBC News/MACH

The pinkish dwarf planet is more than 100 times farther from the sun than Earth is — and almost four times more distant than Pluto.

Astronomers said Monday they had discovered the most distant object ever seen in the solar system — and it’s so far away that they nicknamed it “Farout.”

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