Ringed Asteroid 'Chariklo' Visualized by Researchers | Video

Asteroid 10199 Chariklo is our solar system's smallest known ringed body. A pair of rings were discovered surrounding it in 2014. Particle sizes, collisions and gravitatioanal effects were examined for the creation of this simulation by Japanese researchers. 

credit : Shugo Michikoshi, Eiichiro Kokubo, Hirotaka Nakayama, 4D2U Project, NAOJ