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 Post subject: 1I/2017 U1 (`Oumuamua)
PostPosted: December 27th, 2017, 1:42 pm 
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It has occurred--the first-observed interstellar asteroid has visited the Solar System! Discovered in October, it was believed to be a comet at first...until high-powered observations revealed it to be a discrete point of light.

More information:
https://www.nasa.gov/planetarydefense/faq/interstellar
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/solar-system/oumuamua-red-tumbling-and-silent/


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