Senryu: Mystery

mystery comet
moving between galaxies
leaving us: bye-bye

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Coming from the direction of the constellation Lyra, the asteroid or comet sped through our solar system, passing between the sun and mercury, making a hairpin turn around earth (15million miles away) and speeding off towards the constellation Pegasus.

NASA says, “A small, recently discovered asteroid — or perhaps a comet — appears to have originated from outside the solar system, coming from somewhere else in our galaxy. If so, it would be the first “interstellar object” to be observed and confirmed by astronomers.”

Small Asteroid or Comet ‘Visits’ from Beyond the Solar System, October 26, 2017, NASA

Comet Photo: Actually is not of 2017 U1 as I could not find one.  It is the photo of the comet McNaught.  “The tail of the comet McNaught over the Pacific seen from Paranal in January 2007. The Moon is seen on the right.”  By European Southern Observatory/H.H.Heyer

2017 U1 Gif: A/2017 U1 trajectory.  by NASA

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