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Scientists Spot Solar System's Farthest Known Object

Astronomers have spotted the farthest known object in our solar system — and they've nicknamed the pink cosmic body "Farout."   The International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center announced the discovery Monday.   "Farout" is about 120 astronomical units away — that's 120 times the distance between Earth and the sun, or 11 billion miles. The previous record-holder was the dwarf planet Eris at 96 astronomical units. Pluto, by comparison, is...

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