Farfarout’s current distance from the Sun is 132 astronomical units (au), where 1 au is the distance between the Earth and Sun.
The ‘leftover glow’ is coming from some dwarf galaxies that are present in the nearby universe “just beyond detectability”
New Horizons is currently cruising beyond the solar system's edge, where light pollution caused by sunlight bounces off dust and debris.
The Rubin observatory, will start functioning in 2022, has a giant telescope that will help find the ninth planet of our solar sytem.
Pluto may possess an icy outer shell hundreds of km thick atop an ocean of water perhaps mixed with salts and ammonia, with a solid rocky core below.
We saw the first black hole photo, many moon landings, the most distant asteroid ever imaged beyond Pluto among other spectacular wonders.
The mission was launched in 1977 and they have gone further than the Sun and our solar system.
Astronomers in the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of its planetary status in 2006.
Gas hydrates are crystalline ice-like solids formed of gas trapped within molecular water cages.
Scientists observing Pluto for 28 years think its atmosphere will collapse from the growing pressure.
Hubble's 3 other science instruments are still working fine, with celestial observations continuing.
Communicating with a spacecraft that is so far away takes six hours and eight minutes each way.
Goblin’s orbit is so stretched out, in fact, that it takes 40,000 years for it to circle the sun.
Researchers found that ‘Planet X’ is plausible based on simulations, but what does that validate?
The argument is based on gravity differences between Pluto and its nearest neighbour, Neptune.
"It is now harder to imagine our solar system without a Planet Nine than with one," says NASA.
The New Horizons probe, which flew past Pluto in 2015, is set to encounter the Kuiper Belt object.
NASA's New Horizons is ready for the farthest planetary encounter in history, a visit to the mysterious Ultima Thule
NASA’s New Horizons is back after a six-month sleep and has a new target a Kuiper Belt Object called Ultime Thule; the flyby will take place on 1 January.
'Make Pluto a planet again': Six-year-old Irish girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut, pens a heartfelt letter to NASA
Six-year-old Cara O'Connor of Ireland, who dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut one day, wrote a letter to the space agency urging it to reclassify Pluto as a planet, The Washington Post reported this week.
NASA's New Horizons sets a record for capturing the farthest images from Earth, at a distance of 6.12 bn km
The new images released by NASA on 8 February were captured by New Horizons when the spacecraft was more than 6.12 billion km away.