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10199 Chariklo

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An Asteroid with rings - 10199 Chariklo

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Can An Asteroid have Rings | 10199 Chariklo Asteroid

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10199 Chariklo

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Name Your Rings Challenge - Chariklo - Episode 4 - For Kids

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Recording of the 2017 June 22 stellar occultation by (10199) Chariklo.

10199 Chariklo ( or ; Ancient Greek: Χαρικλώ; provisional designation 1997 CU26) is the largest confirmed centaur (minor planet of the outer Solar System). It orbits the Sun between Saturn and Uranus, grazing the orbit of Uranus. On 26 March 2014, astronomers announced the discovery of two rings (nicknamed Oiapoque and Chuí) around Chariklo by observing a stellar occultation, making it the first minor planet known to have rings.
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