# 65521

This number is a prime.

The larger member in a sequence of primes formed by taking the product of the first *n* nonzero Fibonacci numbers and adding 1.

The largest prime less than 2^{16}. [Noe]

FactorInteger in Mathematica 5.0 performs trial division by primes up to 65521. [Terr]

(There is one curio for this number that has not yet been approved by an editor.)

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