Who: Rodrigo Leiva. Instituto de Astrofísica, Facultad de Física, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Observatoire de Paris, LESIA.
Place: Donostia International Physics Center. Pº Manuel Lardizabal 4, Donostia - San Sebastián
Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 12:00
A ring system was discovered by our team around the centaur (10199) Chariklo in June 2013 . This system was discovered observing stellar occultations with data collected in several observatories in South America. I will show how the stellar occultation technique allow to study small objects in the Solar System, its satellites, atmospheres and rings.
 Braga-Ribas et al. A ring system detected around the Centaur
(10199) Chariklo: Nature
508, 72 (2014). doi:10.1038/nature13155