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Why Is This Asteroid Orbiting The Wrong Way Around The Sun?

Why Is This Asteroid Orbiting The Wrong Way Around The Sun?

Asteroid 2015 BZ509 is orbiting the wrong way around the Sun. Why? According to a hyped new paper from astronomers Fathi Namouni and Helen Morais, this asteroid with its contrary orbit may not be native to our Solar System at all – it may have been captured from interstellar space.