Fomalhaut Ring Schematic
Fomalhaut Ring Schematic
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News release ID: STScI-2005-10
Release Date: Jun 22, 2005
Image Use: Copyright
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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.

Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Stars, Stellar Disks


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