Artist’s animation of the surface of interstellar comet 2I/Borisov

This video shows an artist’s view of what the surface of the comet might look like. 

2I/Borisov was a visitor from another planetary system that passed by our Sun in 2019, allowing astronomers a unique view of an interstellar comet. While telescopes on Earth and in space captured images of this comet, we don’t have any close-up observations of 2I/Borisov. It is therefore up to artists to create their own ideas of what the comet’s surface might look like, based on the scientific information we have about it.   

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ESO/M. Kormesser

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Kimlik:eso2106c
Yayın tarihi:30 Mart 2021 17:00
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso2108, eso2106
Süre:44 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Adı:2I/Borisov
Tür:Unspecified : Interplanetary Body : Comet
Kategori:Stars

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