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Rings Surrounding Asteroid Chariklo

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This stunning space wallpaper is an artist's illustration showing what the rings surrounding the asteroid Chariklo may look like from a distance. The asteroid is the first non-planetary body in the solar system discovered to have its own ring system, and is the smallest to have rings as well. Image released March 26, 2014.

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Credit: ESO/L. Cal├žada/M. Kornmesser/Nick Risinger


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