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Palomar Optical Spectrum of Hyperbolic Near-Earth Object A/2017 U1

Status Report From: arXiv.org e-Print archive
Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Joseph Masiero
(Submitted on 27 Oct 2017)

We present optical spectroscopy of the recently discovered hyperbolic near-Earth object A/2017 U1, taken on 25 Oct 2017 at Palomar Observatory. Although our data are at a very low signal-to-noise, they indicate a very red surface at optical wavelengths without significant absorption features.

Comments:    Submitted to ApJL
Subjects:    Earth and Planetary Astrophysics (astro-ph.EP)
Cite as:    arXiv:1710.09977 [astro-ph.EP] (or arXiv:1710.09977v1 [astro-ph.EP] for this version)
Submission history
From: Joseph Masiero
[v1] Fri, 27 Oct 2017 03:34:14 GMT (61kb,D)
https://arxiv.org/abs/1710.09977

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