Hubblecast

Astronomers have found that ‘Oumuamua, the first interstellar object discovered in the Solar System, is moving away from the Sun faster than expected. Using data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, in cooperation with ground-based telescopes, a team of researchers concluded that ‘Oumuamua is most likely outgassing — suggesting that this enigmatic interstellar nomad is a peculiar comet rather than an asteroid.

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Credit:
Directed by: Mathias Jäger
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
Written by: Calum Turner, Mathias Jäger
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
Images: ESA/Hubble, ESO, NASA, ESA
Videos: ESA/Hubble, ESO, NASA, ESA, M. Kornmesser
Interviews: ESA/Hubble, ESO, ESA
Music: Stellardrone
Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

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