The Mysterious Interstellar Object Oumuamua

A full exploration of the first interstellar object ever confirmed, 1I/2017 U1, or Oumuamua, which has turned out to be one of the strangest objects yet seen by astronomers.

Event Horizon Interviews:

Dr. Karen Meech on Oumuamua





Dr. Avi Loeb:



Papers:

"Plausible home stars of the interstellar object 'Oumuamua found in Gaia DR2", Bailer-Jones et al, 2018



"Prospects for Backtracing 1I/`Oumuamua and Future Interstellar Objects", Q. Zhang, 2018.



"
1I/2017 'Oumuamua-like Interstellar Asteroids as Possible Messengers from the Dead Stars", R. Rafikov, 2018



"DISCOVERY AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE FIRST KNOWN INTERSTELLAR OBJECT", Meech et al, 2017



"Non-Gravitational Acceleration in the
Trajectory of 1I/2017 U1 (ʻOumuamua)", Micheli et al, 2018



"Spin Evolution and Cometary Interpretation of the Interstellar Minor Object 1I/2017 'Oumuamua", R. Rafikov, 2018



"Spitzer Observations of Interstellar Object 1I/`Oumuamua", Trilling et al, 2018



"Six Strange Facts About`Oumuamua", A. Loeb, 2018



"Could Solar Radiation Pressure Explain 'Oumuamua's Peculiar Acceleration?", Bialy and Loeb, 2018



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