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Interstellar asteroid is given a name

Added: 24.11.2017 16:54 | 6 views | 0 comments

The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name.

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From: www.bbc.co.uk

Tracking the first interstellar asteroid back to its home star

Added: 23.11.2017 2:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

Last month, astronomers saw the first asteroid from outside our solar system speed by. Now, they're tracing its orbit back to find out where it came from

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An Interstellar Visitor Both Familiar and Alien

Added: 22.11.2017 20:02 | 44 views | 0 comments

Astronomers offer new details about Oumuamua, a probable asteroid arriving from beyond the solar system and leaving in a big hurry.

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Super-Earths draw asteroids to other worlds, which may seed life

Added: 22.11.2017 17:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Asteroid collisions can be destructive – just ask the dinosaurs – but they also bring key ingredients for life. Super-Earths can draw them to nearby worlds

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zooms by Earth on its way to an asteroid

Added: 22.11.2017 17:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

On its way to collect dust samples from the asteroid Bennu, NASA’S OSIRIS-REx spaceship will slingshot around Earth, passing 17,000 kilometres above Antarctica

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Nine probes reached the outer solar system: Where are they now?

Added: 22.11.2017 17:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Besides Cassini, eight missions have passed the asteroid belt – and several are still broadcasting from the furthest solar system and beyond

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Asteroid Florence buzzes Earth in closest fly-by since 1890

Added: 22.11.2017 17:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

A 4.4-kilometre-wide space rock whizzed past Earth on its closest orbit in over a century. This asteroid won’t get this close again until after 2500

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Super-Earths draw asteroids to other worlds, which may seed life

Added: 22.11.2017 17:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Asteroid collisions can be destructive – just ask the dinosaurs – but they also bring key ingredients for life. Super-Earths can draw them to nearby worlds

Tags: Asteroids
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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zooms by Earth on its way to an asteroid

Added: 22.11.2017 17:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

On its way to collect dust samples from the asteroid Bennu, NASA’S OSIRIS-REx spaceship will slingshot around Earth, passing 17,000 kilometres above Antarctica

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Nine probes reached the outer solar system: Where are they now?

Added: 22.11.2017 17:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

Besides Cassini, eight missions have passed the asteroid belt – and several are still broadcasting from the furthest solar system and beyond

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