New Interstellar Comet is ‘Very Red’, Initial Results Show

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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 are in a frenzy to learn more about the newest
visitor to our solar system, comet C/2019 Q4. While it hasn’t yet been
officially confirmed, they’re largely convinced the object originated outside
our solar system.

“I will say there is no debate at this point,” said Quanzhi
Ye, astronomer at th

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