Animation of `Oumuamua passing through the Solar System (annotated)

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

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO, M. Kornmesser, L.Calcada. Music: Mylonite - MRP (Mylonite Recordz Production)

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Auðkenni:eso1737c
Útgáfudagur:Nóv 20, 2017, 17:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1820, eso1737
Tímalengd:01 m 19 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nafn:1I/2017 U1 (‘Oumuamua)
Tegund:Milky Way : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
Flokkur:Solar System

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