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First measurements of 'interstellar comet'
Astronomers are gathering measurements on a presumed interstellar comet, providing clues about its chemical composition.
The object, C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), is only the second interstellar object ever identified, after 'Oumuamua, which was spotted in 2017.
Telescopes across the world are being trained on the object.
Early results suggest its make-up might not differ that much from comets in our cosmic neighborhood.
This is mind blowing with the various possibilities it presents to us, discovery  Idea of it chemical components could lead to the discovery
of various new elements and compounds as well as the possibility of alien life.

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First measurements of 'interstellar comet' - by Idris_A - 09-18-2019, 11:24 AM

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