Fomalhaut Ring Schematic

Fomalhaut Ring Schematic

About this image

Hubble observations show that the bright star Fomalhaut is off-center from its surrounding ring of dust, most likely because of a planet orbiting the star and shepherding the ring material.


Tags
Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Stars, Stellar Disks

Credits

Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Feild (STScI)