1I/2017 U1 (ʻOumuamua)

1I/2017 U1 (ʻOumuamua), previously known as C/2017 U1 (PANSTARRS) and A/2017 U1, approaching from above, it was closest to the Sun on 9 September. Traveling at 44 kilometres per second, the comet is headed away from the Earth and Sun on its way out of the Solar System.

Credit:

NASA/JPL-Caltech/IAU

About the Image

Id:
ann17045a
Type:
Artwork
Release date:
14 November 2017, 11:00
Related announcements:
ann17045
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About the Object

Type:
Unspecified : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
Category:
Illustrations


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