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95P/Chiron a.k.a. 2060 Chiron is a minor planet in the outer Solar System. Discovered in 1977 by Charles T. Kowal, it was the first-known member of a new class of objects now known as centaurs, with an orbit between Saturn and Uranus.
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by Lucy-Ann McFadden, Torrence Johnson, Paul Weissman
A comet that has T > 3 and has a semimajor axis larger than that of Jupiter is known as aChiron-type, again named after its best-known member, 95P/Chiron. As we discussed in Section 1.2, Chiron has a semimajor axis of 14 AU and a ...
A Dictionary of Astronomy (2012)
by Ian Ridpath
also designated 95P/Chiron. Chiron lies well beyond the main asteroid belt, moving from ...
by Lutz D. Schmadel
= 95P/Chiron have likewise ...
Encyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)
by Muriel Gargaud
Chiron and comet 95P/Chiron), show cometary ...
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