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Evidence of rings in starlight: The rings of Chariklo

Evidence of rings in starlight: The rings of Chariklo

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Adapted from Braga-Ribas et al. (2014)

Evidence of rings in starlight: The rings of Chariklo
This graph shows how the brightness of the star Chariklo passed in front of as time passed. In addition to the shadow of Chariklo, four other narrow features from the shadows of Chariklo’s rings are visible.

Original image data dated on or about June 3, 2013

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