Hyperbolic Asteroid A/2017 U1 Home Page

What is interesting about A/2017 U1?

  • A/2017 U1 may have a hyperbolic orbit
    The current orbital solution for A/2017 U1 indicates that it has an eccentricity of 1.18, which, if confirmed, would make it the first small body that we have discovered that has come from outside our solar system!