written by space telescope science institute, on february 19th, 2022

what: “unprecidented opportunity to investigate the next interstellar visitor with the webb space telescope” (title of the article) 

when: interstellar visitors (rocks) found in 2017 and 2018

who/where: martin cordiner, principal investigator of a webb target of opportunity program

cristina thomas, an assistant professor of astronomy at northern arizona university

interesting fact: scientists won’t be able to tell if an object is interstellar for a few days, weeks, or months.

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