Col-OSSOS: Colors of the Interstellar Planetesimal 1I/‘Oumuamua

@article{Bannister2017ColOSSOSCO,
  title={Col-OSSOS: Colors of the Interstellar Planetesimal 1I/‘Oumuamua},
  author={Michele T. Bannister and Megan E. Schwamb and Wesley C. Fraser and M. Marsset and Alan Fitzsimmons and Susan D. Benecchi and Pedro Lacerda and Rosemary E. Pike and J. J. Kavelaars and Adam B. Smith and Sunny O. Stewart and Shiang‐Yu Wang and Matthew J. Lehner},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={851},
  pages={1-7}
}
The recent discovery by Pan-STARRS1 of 1I/2017 U1 (`Oumuamua), on an unbound and hyperbolic orbit, offers a rare opportunity to explore the planetary formation processes of other stars, and the effect of the interstellar environment on a planetesimal surface. 1I/`Oumuamua's close encounter with the inner Solar System in 2017 October was a unique chance to make observations matching those used to characterize the small-body populations of our own Solar System. We present near-simultaneous g… Expand

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