Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' scientists say
Friday, 13 September 2019 () A newly discovered comet hurtling toward the orbit of Mars has scientists scurrying to confirm whether it came from outside the solar system, a likely prospect that would make it the second such interstellar object observed in our planetary neighborhood.
‘Oumuamua 2.0? An amateur astronomer spotted a comet with a strange orbit, meaning it probably comes from beyond our solar system. And since it's headed towards us, it will be easier to study than the first interstellar object.