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Astronomers Discover Asteroid Captured from Another Star System
A new study has discovered the first known permanent immigrant to our Solar System. The asteroid, currently nestling in Jupiter’s orbit, is the first known... The post Astronomers Discover Asteroid Captured from Another Star System appeared f

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Just months after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there's another asteroid from yet another star system residing in our cosmic club in plain view. Scientists reported Monday that this i

A newly discovered asteroid is the only permanent, foreign-born member of the solar system, the first known interstellar expat.
UK Gaurdian
5/21/2018

For the first time, a permanent member of our solar system has been found to have originated elsewhereA permanent visitor from interstellar space has been found in our solar system, astronomers studying an asteroid orbiting our sun have revealed.Whi

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Just months after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there’s another asteroid from yet another star system residing in our cosmic club in plain view. Scientists reported Monday that
ErukAlert
5/21/2018

A new study has discovered the first known permanent immigrant to our solar system. The asteroid, currently nestling in Jupiter's orbit, is the first known asteroid to have been captured from another star system. The work is published in Monthly Not
Radio-Canada
5/21/2018

Scientists say they ve found an alien asteroid near Jupiter
When an asteroid from outside our solar system was observed zipping through for the first time last year, it caused a lot of excitement. Now, a new study suggests another interstellar asteroid has actually been hiding here all this time.
Yahoo
5/18/2018

Lots of us grew up learning that there were nine planets in the Solar System. In the early 2000s we were told a different story, that Pluto was too small to be considered a full-fledged planet, and that it was more appropriate to categorize it as a
Yahoo
5/18/2018

Mysterious ‘Planet 9’ could be lurking at the edge of our solar system

The following is adapted from a press release issued today by MIT and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. NASA’s next planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), is one step closer to searching for new worlds after successfully



Astronomers Discover Asteroid Captured from Another Star System

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Scientists say they ve found an alien asteroid near Jupiter

Scientists say they ve found an alien asteroid