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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Occultation of a faint star by Eris

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Occultation of a faint star by Eris On November 6, 2010, the dwarf planet Eris passed in front of a very faint star, causing its light to wink out briefly.

Original image data dated on or about November 6, 2010.


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