Rare red Neptunian asteroids could shed light on solar system’s early evolution
The presence of redder asteroids suggests the "existence of a transition zone between more neutral colored and redder objects".
| Apr 03, 2023 02:52 AM EST
Created: Apr 03, 2023 02:52 AM EST
An artist's concept of a craggy piece of solar system debris that belongs to a class of bodies called trans-Neptunian objects.
NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI). Science Credit: NASA, ESA, and C. Fuentes