Discovery of the farthest ‘small planet’ in the solar system-Read

Hawaii: This is a small planetoid with a diameter of only about 400 km. Its current distance from the Sun is about 20 billion kilometers, or 132 times greater than the Earth’s, which is why scientists have dubbed it “far out”.

After being discovered by the University of Hawaii Observatory in 2018, astronomers gave it the temporary name “2018 AG37”, but even then they did not know how far it was from the Sun because it was in the sky. The place is changing very slowly.

After two years of careful study of it through various telescopes, scientists discovered that its current distance from the Sun is about 132 astronomical units (about 20 billion kilometers).

After two years of careful study of it through various telescopes, scientists discovered that its current distance from the Sun is about 132 astronomical units (about 20 billion kilometers).

It should be noted that the average distance between the Earth and the Sun is called “an astronomical unit” which is a distance of about 150 million kilometers.
Research so far has shown more about the “far for out” that its orbit around the sun is very elliptical (like an oblong egg).

That is why its maximum distance from the Sun is 175 astronomical units, while its minimum distance is only 27 astronomical units, which is less than the distance between the planets Neptune and the Sun.

It should be noted that the maximum distance of Pluto from the Sun is 49 astronomical units.

At present, the distance from the Sun to other distant astronomical objects in the solar system is equal to 124 astronomical units and the distance to Goblin is equal to 80 astronomical units. But scientists have calculated that Goblin has the largest orbit and could reach a maximum distance of 2300 astronomical units from the Sun.

Astronomers have estimated that the orbits of “far out” and Neptune keep getting closer to each other and this is probably the reason why the orbits of “far out” have become so long and elliptical.

Further research on Far For Out is underway, after which more features will be highlighted. However, this will take a few more years. Only then will it be given a formal name.

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