Astronomers Detect Possible Saturn-Like Rings around Chiron

Two groups of astronomers have independently detected a possible ring system around an outer Solar System body called Chiron. Chiron, officially designated 2060 Chiron and 96P/Chiron (the former designation being asteroidal and the second is cometary), was discovered on 1 November 1977 by astronomer Charles Kowal. This object was the first of four bodies discovered [...] —> Read More