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News Release 646 of 951

February 9, 1999 01:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-05

Vast Stellar Disks Set Stage for Planet Birth in New Hubble Images

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Image: HH 30 model comparison

HH 30 model comparison

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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:

(Left): The HST/WFPC2 image of the HH 30 disk

(Right): A computer generated image of the disk based on a mathematical model of the dust illuminated by the central star.

Object Name: HH 30

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Credit: Chris Burrows (STScI) and the WFPC2 Science Team

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The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: Young Stars Surrounded by Disks of Dust Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Young Stars Surrounded by Disks of DustPRC1999-05b Herbig-Haro 30 Image Type: Astronomical Herbig-Haro 30 DG Tauri B: A Star With a Thick Dust Lane and Bright Gas Jet Image Type: Astronomical DG Tauri B: A Star With a Thick Dust Lane and Bright Gas Jet Haro 6-5B: A Disk of Dust Around a Star Image Type: Astronomical Haro 6-5B: A Disk of Dust Around a Star HK Tauri Image Type: Astronomical HK Tauri

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