Waspie_Dwarf Posted February 8 #1 Share Posted February 8 (IP: Staff) · Webb Spies Chariklo Ring System With High-Precision Technique Quote In an observational feat of high precision, scientists used a new technique with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to capture the shadows of starlight cast by the thin rings of Chariklo. Chariklo is an icy, small body, but the largest of the known Centaur population, located more than 2 billion miles away beyond the orbit of Saturn. Chariklo is only 160 miles (250 kilometers) or ~51 times smaller than Earth in diameter, and its rings orbit at a distance of about 250 miles (400 kilometers) from the center of the body. Read More: NASA 2 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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