Animation of artist's concept of `Oumuamua

This animation of an artist's concept shows the interstellar asteroid 1I/2017 (`Oumuamua). Observations with ESO's Very Large Telescope and others have shown that this unique object is dark, reddish in colour and highly elongated.

Credit:

ESO/M. Kornmesser

About the Video

Id:eso1737d
Release date:20 November 2017, 17:00
Related releases:eso1737
Duration:14 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:1I/2017 U1 (‘Oumuamua)
Type:Milky Way : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid

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