Sequence of record 288-step delayed palindromes found

On 26 April 2019, Rob van Nobelen discovered the 23-digit number 12000700000025339936491 – the first one that takes record-breaking 288 steps to reach a final 142-digit palindrome. The previous record (261 steps) was set in 2005.

We expanded the found number to a sequence with 19353600 terms in total. This sequence currently includes all known 288-step delayed palindromes.

All results are contributed to OEIS and will be published in due course.