16 Psyche

16 Psyche is an M-type asteroid residing in the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars. In other words… it is one of the ten most massive asteroids in the belt, over 120 miles (200km) in diameter, and the most massive known M-type asteroid. Italian astronomer Annibale...

Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule is a Trans-Neptunian object located in the Kuiper Belt nearly four billion miles away from the Sun. It was discovered on June 26, 2014 using the Hubble Space Telescope as part of a search for target objects for the New Horizons mission. New Horizons...

ʻOumuamua

Appropriately named after the Hawaiian word meaning “a messenger from afar arriving first,” ‘Oumuamua is the first known interstellar object ever observed, and it’s quite an interesting (not so) little rock. It was discovered on October 19, 2017 when...