New Interstellar Visitor: 2I/Borisov imaged with Gemini

The first-ever comet from beyond our Solar System, as imaged by the Gemini Observatory. The image of the newly discovered object, named  2I/Borisov, was obtained on the night of 9–10 September 2019 using the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph on the Gemini North Telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea.

Credit:

Gemini Observatory/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:
iau1910a
Type:
Planetary
Release date:
24 September 2019, 16:00
Related releases:
iau1910
Size:
2000 x 2000 px

About the Object

Type:
Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
Category:
Press Release Images


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