It is the ‘Oumuamua, a cigar-shaped body that was detected by the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii (USA) and now a group of scientists from the European Space Agency (ESA) say it is an interstellar comet, according to a study published in the journal Nature.

Unusually long, about 800 meters long and dark red, the ‘Oumuauma is of unknown origin and although its surface resembles the nucleus of a comet, it did not seem to have the’ coma ‘of atmosphere and dust that forms when comets melt and release gases when passing close to a star.

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