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Amateur Astronomer Spots Comet Now Believed To Be From Another Solar System

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The solar system may have another foreign guest.
Both NASA and the European Space Agency are reporting that a newly discovered comet zooming toward the sun is likely from another star. Astronomers said Thursday it's traveling 93,000 mph , so fast it likely originated outside our solar system. It's 260 million miles from the sun and getting closer.
It's expected to completely sidestep Earth, remaining beyond Mars' orbit.
Scientists predict the comet will hurtle past the sun in December and keep going until it's back in interstellar space. It should be visible with professional telescopes...
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