Sep 23 1846 – Neptune, the eighth planet was discovered 2,796,700,000 miles from the sun

The eighth planet, Neptune, was discovered 2,796,700,000 miles from the sun (about 30 times as far from the sun as Earth). Neptune's in for the long haul: It takes 164.8 years to revolve around the sun!
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