Another Interstellar Visitor Is Headed Our Way

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Another Interstellar Visitor Is Headed Our Way

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"Astronomers have discovered a likely interstellar object — the second after 'Oumuamua — and this one's a comet that will pass nearest the Sun later this year"

C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) will reach perihelion on 10 December 2019. Currently faint (18mag) it already shows a faint tail. The orbit data is subject to refinement.

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