Observations of the occultation of asteroid Chariklo

This video shows what happened when the asteroid Chariklo passed in front of a star. As well as the expected drop in brightness when the asteroid blocked the light of the star two smaller dips were seen, before and afterwards, caused by the presence of a double ring.

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ESO/Felipe Braga Ribas/M. Kornmesser

About the Video

Id:eso1410e
Közzététel napja:2014. március 26. 19.00
Related releases:eso1410
Időtartam:20 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Név:Chariklo
Típus:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Asteroid
Category:Solar System

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