Swift X-ray Telescope View of Exoplanet HD 189733b's Host Star

Swift X-ray Telescope View of Exoplanet HD 189733b's Host Star

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News release ID: STScI-2012-23
Release Date: Jun 28, 2012
Image Use: Copyright
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Strong X-ray emission makes the host star of HD 189733b stand out in this view from Swift X-Ray Telescope. The image combines data from Sept. 13 and 14, 2011, and is 6 arcminutes across.


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Astronomical, Extrasolar Planets, Hubble Telescope, Planets, Stars

Credits

Credit: NASA and S. Immler (Swift Team, Goddard Space Flight Center)