Asteroid-Comet Hybrid Chiron Shows Set Of Rings

March 17, 2015 5:15 AM

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Centaurs or asteroid-comet hybrids were once thought to be inactive, but recent findings show that Chiron may actually possess a set of rings, similar to Chariklo, showing that centaurs may be more active as they orbit the sun.

Centaurs or asteroid-comet hybrids were once thought to be inactive, but recent findings show that Chiron may actually possess a set of rings, similar to Chariklo, showing that centaurs may be more active as they orbit the sun.

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