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Astronomers found a ring around a distant object in space — and it’s acting strange

Publicado em 08 fevereiro 2023
This icy rock beyond Neptune has a ring, and it's raising some questions. While an object the size of Spain drifts through the distant Solar System, astronomers watch it block faraway starlight to gather information. Recently, they found something exciting: this primordial chunk has a ring. This is a show-stopping feature of Saturn and other planets, but much smaller bodies have them too. A decade ago, this same team made the first-ever detection of a ring around an asteroid. The [...]