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A ‘space rock from another star system’ entered our solar system last year

ROSS AND JOHN

A “space rock from another star system” entered our solar system last year.

The object, shaped like a 6km-long cigar, was first spotted in October last year by observers in Hawaii.

As such, it’s been named Oumuamua, the Hawaiian word for “visitor from far away”.

ANU astronomer Brad Tucker told Ross and John it caught everyone by surprise.

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