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Mystery space object may be first confirmed interstellar visitor

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 00:33

A small asteroid or comet that has been spotted racing through our solar system may have come from elsewhere in the galaxy, U.S. space scientists say, possibly marking the first such interstellar visitor observed from Earth. Samantha Vadas reports.

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A mystery object spotted racing through our solar system. The small asteroid or comet was discovered earlier this month by a researcher at the University of Hawaii using a sophisticated telescope that continually scans the universe for such phenomenon. U.S. space scientists say it may have come from elsewhere in the galaxy, possibly marking the first such interstellar visitor observed from earth.

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Mystery space object may be first confirmed interstellar visitor

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 00:33