NASA’s New Horizon Spacecraft is exploring the outermost edges of the solar system, and back in January, it zipped past the ‘furthest’ object ever explored by humans: Ultima Thule.
Before the spacecraft reached Ultima Thule, as it was approaching it, its cameras started recording what was in front of it.
The very first images revealed a strange, relatively small object that resembled a snowman.
Scientists discovered that Ultima Thule was actually a contact binary, created… Seguir leyendo
Astronomers have spotted a mysterious object in the outermost edges of our solar system, and according to initial reports, the astronomical object is located 140 times farther from the Sun than the Earth.
They’ve dubbed it ‘FarFarOut‘, honoring its predecessor discovered last year orbiting our sun at 120 Astronomical Units and dubbed FarOut.
It orbits the Sun at a mind-bending distance of 140 astronomical units (AU), which means its located 3.5 times farther out from… Seguir leyendo