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Planetary Group Seminar: It came from outer space: Interstellar visitor 1I/´Oumuamua (C. Snodgrass)

  • Date: Aug 3, 2018
  • Time: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Speaker: Colin Snodgrass
  • Open University London
  • Location: MPS
  • Room: Auditorium
  • Host: Urs Mall
Late last year there was much excitement within the planetary science community, and in the press, about the first macroscopic interstellar object to be discovered passing through our Solar System. I'll tell the story of the discovery of 1I/'Oumuamua, the scramble to observe it before it left, and what we know about it after a a few months of rapid publication of surprising results.


 
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