Welcome to Chariklo, a ringed world in the solar system that has just been examined by the Webb telescope

Chariklo, discovered in 1997, is a Centaur-type asteroid, which exhibits characteristics … [+] Both asteroids and comets. Its orbit takes from 13 AU to approximately 19 AU from the Sun. In March 2014, astronomers announced that Chariklo is surrounded by a pair of narrow rings, making it the smallest known decorated planetary body at just … Read more