Nov 6th: Why the Hype over an Exorock?


Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

astronomy-cast-high-rez-850x850Title:  Ep.  464: Why the Hype over an Exorock?

Organization: Astronomy Cast –

Description:  Astronomers this week announced that they had discovered an asteroid or comet (A/2017 U1  ) on a trajectory that brought it from outside the solar system. Is this the first case of an object from deep space and what can we learn from this discovery?

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today and Dr. Pamela Gay is a professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. They team up to do Astronomy Cast, a weekly facts-based journey through the cosmos.

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One Response to Nov 6th: Why the Hype over an Exorock?

  1. Robin Andrews November 26, 2017 at 7:23 am #

    The 6th of November 2017 at1700 Hrs i saw a huge silver comet to the top right hand side of the Moon.It was about the 10TH of the size of the Moon.The sky was clear and i was driving south through the village of Cenac in the Dordogne France.It was visable for about 5mins and was bright silver,possibly due to the reflextion on the sun as it was setting.Is this the same thing that your reporting about?

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