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Orbits of Twin Moonlets around 87 Sylvia
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Orbits of Twin Moonlets around 87 Sylvia

August 23, 2005
This is a composite image showing the positions of Remus and Romulus around 87 Sylvia on 9 different nights as seen on NACO images. It clearly reveals the orbits of the two moonlets. The inset shows the potato shape of 87 Sylvia. The field of view is 2 arcsec. North is up and East is left.


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