Minor Planet Chiron May Also Have a Ring System Much Like Saturn

March 17, 2015 5:33 AM

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Minor Planet Chiron May Also Have a Ring System Much Like Saturn

While you may have heard many reports of the discovery of dozens of new planets and new solar systems far outside out galaxy (and even within our galaxy) you may be interested to know that scientists have just found a new minor planet within solar system.

The planet, Chiron, was actually first found in 1977 and in 2011 as it passed in front of another bright star, scientists learned that it may also have a ring system much like our Saturn.

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