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The First Results on the Interstellar Asteroid!

Our asteroid news edition this week clears up some misleading headlines regarding 3200 Phaethon, and our interstellar visitor has both a new name and a shape we haven’t seen before.

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Sources:

’Oumuamua:
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25020
http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/mpec/K17/K17V17.html
https://phys.org/news/2017-11-eso-interstellar-asteroid.html
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/outthere/2017/11/23/interstellar-asteroid-mystery/
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/meet-oumuamua-the-interstellar-cigar/
https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.05687

3200 Phaethon:
https://arxiv.org/abs/1605.05205
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2016/08/aa28666-16/aa28666-16.html
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-causes-a-meteor-show/
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1989A%26A…225..533G
http://www.newsweek.com/3200-phaethon-geminid-meteor-shower-nasa-722056
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/observing-news/geminid-meteor-shower121214/
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-6256/145/6/154/
https://arxiv.org/abs/1304.1430
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2041-8205/771/2/L36/
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news/lunar/phaethon.html
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=3200;cad=1
https://www.amsmeteors.org/meteor-showers/2017-meteor-shower-list/
https://www.space.com/34921-geminid-meteor-shower-guide.html
https://in-the-sky.org/data/constellation.php?id=39

Images:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Comet_20171025-16_gif.gif
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:InnerSolarSystem-en.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A2017U1_5gsmoothWHT_enhanced.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Eso1737a-shorter.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Asteroid_Phaethon_25dec2010_stack.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3200_Phaethon_orbit_dec_2017.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Geminid_meteor_shower.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:3200_Phaethon_skypath_Dec_2017.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Geminids.jpg

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