Cropped diagram of planetary and asteroid orbits with braille labels.

Touching The News: How close to the sun is the newly-discovered asteroid with the fastest orbit in our solar system?

Diagram of planetary and asteroid orbits with braille labels.

Title: PH27 Fastest Orbiting Asteroid in Our Solar System

Description: Diagram of planetary and asteroid orbits around the sun. Three solid-line, concentric circles represent the planetary orbits, with a label for each.  A dotted-line ellipse represents the orbit of asteroid 2021 PH27, intersecting with Mercury’s and Venus’s paths. Small, open circles represent the planets along their respective orbits, with the asteroid shown as a small, textured circle.

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ZIP folder contains files for producing tactile graphics on 8.5 x 11-inch paper, portrait:

  • PRNs for ViewPlus Columbia / Delta, APH PixBlaster, IRIE BrailleTrac / BrailleSheet;
  • PDFs for Swell, Microcapsule or PIAF;
  • Reference PDFs with corresponding large print text (not for tactile production).

Printing Instructions and Supported Embossers

How to unzip/uncompress: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, MacOS.

Source: Fastest orbiting asteroid found in our solar system, CNN.

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