Animation of the outer Solar System and orbits of Centaurs

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This animation shows the motions of bodies in the outer Solar System. Objects in long-term unstable orbits in this region are known as Centaurs and the largest Centaur is Chariklo, the first small body to be found to have a ring.

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ESO/L. Calçada

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Id:eso1410g
Release date:26 March 2014, 19:00
Related releases:eso1410
Duration:36s

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