10199 Chariklo

Author(s): Gurren Lagann John van Vliet pedro_jg Askaniy

Release date:

10199 Chariklo is the largest confirmed centaur known (measuring at 232 km in diameter). It orbits the Sun between Saturn and Uranus, grazing the orbit of Uranus. On 2014-Mar-26, astronomers announced the discovery of two rings around Chariklo by observing a stellar occultation, making it the first minor planet known to have rings. Due to its size, it is classified as a dwarf planet candidate (according to Mike Brown)

Open in Celestia (Recommended) or Download

How to install add-ons? Find out here.