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May 28, 1998 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1998-19

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Hubble Takes First Image of a Possible Planet around Another Star and Finds a Runaway World

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Video: False Color Protoplanet Formation

Running Time: 23 seconds

False color image of two gas giant protoplanets that have formed quickly in a disk of gas and dust.

Credit: Alan Boss (Carnegie Institute of Washington)

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Release Videos

Zoom-In/Visualization of TMR-1C Planet Running Time: 22 seconds
False Color Protoplanet Formation Running Time: 23 seconds
SSU Webcast: Hubble Sees Runaway Planet Running Time: 1 hour 14 minutes 36 seconds