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95P/Chiron

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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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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Solar System (2006)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Astronomy (2012)

by Ian Ridpath

also designated 95P/Chiron. Chiron lies well beyond the main asteroid belt, moving from ...

Google previewDictionary of Minor Planet Names (2015)

Addendum to 6th Edition: 2012-2014 by Lutz Schmadel

= 95P/Chiron have likewise ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud

Chiron and comet 95P/Chiron), show cometary ...

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