New Vera Rubin Observatory might discover up to 5 interstellar objects a year

In several months Vera Rubin observatory in Chile will be finished and receive its first light. Unique technology of this telescope might allow astronomers identify special type of objects - interstellar asteroids or comets.

Vera Rubin Observatory



Summary

  • Mankind has identified two interstellar objects going through the Solar system so far
  • Scientists expect that every year there is a lot more objects like that unidentified
  • New observatory could become a powerful tool for finding them
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