Artist's Concept of Extrasolar Planet HD 209458b

Artist's Concept of Extrasolar Planet HD 209458b

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News release ID: STScI-2004-44
Release Date: Feb 2, 2004
Image Use: Copyright
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This artist's impression shows a dramatic close-up of the scorched extrasolar planet HD 209458b in its orbit 'only' 7 million kilometres from its yellow Sun-like star.


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Artwork, Extrasolar Planets, Hubble Telescope, Planets, Stars

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Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and Alfred Vidal-Madjar (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, CNRS, France)