This is a beautifully written account of Oumuamua, an object that appeared to accelerate as it careened through our solar system a few years ago:
Predictably I ended up on the Wikipedia page afterwards and found this little visualization of its path. You can see why the astronomers picked it up -- it seemed to come so close to Earth!
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