Artist’s impression of the dwarf planet Eris

This artist's impression shows the distant dwarf planet Eris. New observations have shown that Eris is smaller than previously thought and almost exactly the same size as Pluto. Eris is extremely reflective and its surface is probably covered in frost formed from the frozen remains of its atmosphere.

Källa:

ESO/L. Calçada and Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)

Om bilden

ID:eso1142a
Typ:Illustration
Publiceringsdatum:26 oktober 2011 19:00
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso1142
Storlek:4500 x 3000 px

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Namn:(136199) Eris
Typ:Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
Kategori:Illustrations
Solar System

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