We may have found 19 more interstellar asteroids in our solar system

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‘Oumuamua, the first interstellar object found in our solar system, may not be the only one

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Two researchers say they have found evidence for 19 objects orbiting our sun that originated around another star, suggesting interstellar objects in our solar system may be more common than thought.

Fathi Namouni at the Côte d’Azur Observatory in France and Helena Morais at São Paulo State University in Brazil, used a supercomputer to simulate how the orbits of objects known as centaurs, which are found between Jupiter and Neptune, have evolved since the dawn of the solar system.

They found …

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