Wednesday, November 27, 2019

INTERSTELLAR COMET CLOSE UP

Hey Space Placers!

Here is a view of a comet that has come to our solar system from elsewhere in our galaxy.

Meet Comet 2l/Borisov.

A composite image of the comet  2l/Borisov with a photo of the Earth to show scale.
Left: A new image of the interstellar comet 2l/Borisov. Right: A composite image of the comet with a photo of the Earth to show scale. (Pieter van Dokkum, Cheng-Han Hsieh, Shany Danieli, Gregory Laughlin)
CREDIT: Yale News

Sky Guy in VA

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