On the 17th of December 2018 Astronomers announced the most distant planet in our solar system. This amazing discovery was made with a Japanese Subaru 8-meter length telescope situated above Mauna Kea in Hawaii on the 10th of November and was later on confirmed this month from the telescope at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.

A conception image of an artist’s visualization of the latest discovered dwarf planet that has been named ‘Farout’. The official name for this newly discovered planet is 2018 VG18 and is 100 times the distance from Earth to the Sun. Credit: Roberto Molar Candanosa/Carnegie Institution for Science

Learn more about this spectacular discovery at Space.com

Image Credit: Carnegie Science 

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