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New Interstellar Comet is 'Very Red', Initial Results Show

Discover Magazine - 22 hours ago

The Gemini Observatory in Hawaii caught this first-ever color image of the interstellar comet and its faint tail. (Credit: Composite image by Travis Rector. Gemini Observatory/NSF/AURA) Astronomers ...

The visible spectrum of C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), the first confirmed interstellar comet

Phys.org - Mon 16 Sep 19

Shortly before dawn on September 13th, Julia de León, Miquel Serra-Ricart, Javier Licandro, all members of IAC's solar system Group, and Carlos Raúl de la Fuente Marcos, from the Complutense ...

Astronomers have discovered a new comet — and it could be from outside the solar system

ABC Science - Sat 14 Sep 19

According to NASA, a newly discovered comet zooming towards the sun is likely from another star. So what do we know about this new find? ...

Gemini observatory captures multicolor image of first-ever interstellar comet

Phys.org - Fri 13 Sep 19

The first-ever comet from beyond our Solar System has been successfully imaged by the Gemini Observatory in multiple colors. The image of the newly discovered object, denoted C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), ...

Gemini observatory captures multicolor image of first-ever interstellar comet, SpaceDaily - Mon 16 Sep 19

Newly discovered comet is likely interstellar visitor

Phys.org - Fri 13 Sep 19

A newly discovered comet has excited the astronomical community this week because it appears to have originated from outside the solar system. The object—designated C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) - was ...

Newly discovered comet is likely interstellar visitor, ScienceDaily - Thu 12 Sep 19

Astronomers May Have Just Discovered an Interstellar Comet Visiting Our Solar System

Discover Magazine - Thu 12 Sep 19

Astronomers first found Comet C/2019 Q4 on August 30. The past week of observations, including this image taken by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Hawaii's Big Island, have increased astronomers ...

Astronomers may have just discovered an interstellar comet visiting our solar system, Astronomy.com - Thu 12 Sep 19

Alien comet speeding towards Earth could be visitor from another solar system, say scientists

The Independent - Thu 12 Sep 19

Mysterious object would be the second ever interstellar traveller known to have visited us

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth

Newscientist - Wed 11 Sep 19

Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted

Water found on habitable alien exoplanet for first ever time, scientists say

The Independent - Wed 11 Sep 19

'This represents the biggest step yet taken towards our ultimate goal of finding life on other planets, of proving that we are not alone'

Scientists searching for alien life receive more than 100 signals from deep space

The Independent - Wed 11 Sep 19

Blasts were picked up by what engineers say is the world's most sensitive listening device

Nasa reveals spectacular photo of avalanche on Mars

The Independent - Mon 9 Sep 19

Dramatic effect can happen every spring

Lunar lander found lying on Moon's surface after unexplained failure, Indian space agency says

The Independent - Mon 9 Sep 19

'It must have been a hard landing'

Comet visitor from outside our Solar System will wow scientists for months

The Verge - 6 hours ago

A composite image of C/2019 Q4 taken by the Gemini Observatory. | Image: Gemini Observatory / NSF / AURA Astronomers have almost certainly detected a second interstellar comet ...

Hawaiian observatory captures first look at our solar system's second-known interstellar visitor

Daily Mail - Mon 16 Sep 19

The Gemini Observatory in Hawaii released the snapshot which was grabbed using the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph located on Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and the highest point in the state.

First Glimpses of Interstellar Comet Suggest It's Not So Different

SPACE.com - Mon 16 Sep 19

Astronomers are rushing to study what appears to be the first known interstellar comet — and in some of the very earliest observations, it looks oddly familiar.

We Now Have an Image of the Second Interstellar Object Ever Observed

Gizmodo - Mon 16 Sep 19

Last week, the Minor Planet Center announced that astronomers had tentatively discovered the second interstellar object on record—and now we have a picture of it. Read more...

Interstellar Comet: Here's Why It's Got Scientists So Pumped Up

SPACE.com - Mon 16 Sep 19

Karen Meech wouldn't credit Comet C/2019 Q4 with good timing. But when faced with a chance to study the first known interstellar comet, by golly you take it.

Our best look at likely interstellar comet Borisov so far - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Fri 13 Sep 19

It's coming for a swing past our sun because it isn't bound to one. Scientists have taken a stunning multicolor image of the visitor on approach.

Newfound comet could be an interstellar object, experts argue

ZME Science - Fri 13 Sep 19

It's only the second time that astronomers have detected an interstellar visitor.

A Second Interstellar Visitor Is Approaching Our Solar System

Extremetech - Fri 13 Sep 19

This artist’s impression shows the first interstellar asteroid, `Oumuamua. Observations from ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile and other observatories around ...

New comet is our second interstellar visitor

Ars Technica - Fri 13 Sep 19

Recently spotted comet is plunging down onto the Solar System at an extreme angle.

Mysterious, newly discovered comet is probably an interstellar visitor, scientists believe

FOXNews - Fri 13 Sep 19

Fresh off the excitement about Oumuaua, the first interstellar object discovered in our solar system, researchers have discovered what they believe is the second interstellar object.

Scientists Discover Possible Interstellar Visitor

Geek.com - Fri 13 Sep 19

Comet C/2019 Q4 as imaged by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Hawaii's Big Island on Sept. 10, 2019 (Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/NASA) A newly ...

2nd-Known Interstellar Visitor May Have Breezed Through Our Solar System

Livescience - Fri 13 Sep 19

A bright speck in the night sky may be the second known object to hurtle through our solar system after leaving another.

Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' scientists say

Reuters - Thu 12 Sep 19

A newly discovered comet hurtling toward the orbit of Mars has scientists scurrying to confirm whether it came from outside the solar system, a likely prospect that would make it the second ...

Interstellar objects could be target for space mission - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 12 Sep 19

First there was Oumuamua. Now comet C/2019 Q4 may be visiting from beyond our solar system. A future interstellar tourist could be the first we check out up close with a mission already in the ...

This Comet Might Be from Interstellar Space. Here's How We Could Find Out.

SPACE.com - Thu 12 Sep 19

At first, it was just another bright, fuzzy speck in the sky. But it may turn out to be something much more exciting: the second known object to hurtle through our solar system after leaving ...

Another interstellar object? Astronomers confirm comet comes from outside our own solar system

Daily Mail - Thu 12 Sep 19

An object spotted at the end of August by amateur astronomer, Gennady Borisov in Crimea, is likely the second known interstellar object to make a pit stop in our corner of the galaxy.

Interstellar object headed our way - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 12 Sep 19

Oumuamua was the first known object to visit from beyond the solar system. Now another may be inbound, and this time it wasn't spotted with Earth in its rear view.

Has another interstellar object been found?

BBC Science News - Thu 12 Sep 19

An amateur astronomer has discovered a comet that could come from outside our Solar System.

Have Astronomers Just Spotted Another Interstellar Object?

Gizmodo - Wed 11 Sep 19

An amateur astronomer may have detected an object from outside our solar system, according to an announcement from the Minor Planet Center.Read more...

An interstellar comet looks to be heading our way - CNET

CNET - Wed 11 Sep 19

Oumuamua was the first known object to visit us from beyond the solar system. Now astronomers think they've caught another one and this time it wasn't spotted with Earth in its rearview.

Early results hint newfound interstellar comet is 'very red'

Astronomy.com - Mon 16 Sep 19

Though it came from another star, astronomers say the new interstellar interloper shares some striking similarities with comets from our own solar system

Newly spotted comet is likely an interstellar traveler

UPI - Fri 13 Sep 19

Astronomers have identified a new comet, named C/2019 Q4, traveling inbound toward the sun. Early analysis of the comet's trajectory suggests the space rock came from beyond our solar system.

Interstellar 2.0

ESA - Thu 12 Sep 19

Astronomers have spotted an object that looks likely to be a very rare visitor from outside our Solar System. If confirmed, this unusual body would be only the second interstellar ...