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Name the second interstellar object that was discovered in the solar system by astronomer Gennady Borisov from MARGO observatory?

[A]. 2I/ Globular
[B]. 2I/ Lenticular
[C]. 2I/ Asterism
[D]. 2I/Borisov

Answer: Option D


According to the International Astronomical Union (IAU), a second interstellar object named 2I/Borisov has been discovered in the solar system. It was discovered by amateur astronomer Gennady Borisov from MARGO observatory, Crimea on August 30, 2019, which looked like a comet from a 0.65-metre telescope built on his own. The first interstellar object was 1I/Oumuamua.

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