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March 12, 2003 02:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2003-08

Too Close for Comfort: Hubble Discovers an Evaporating Planet


Video: Hubble Observing Sky, Digitized Sky Survey and Location of Parent Star HD 209458

Artist's Concept Running Time: 13 seconds

Hubble Space Telescope observes the constellation Pegasus; 2.5 degree field from the ground-based Digitized Sky Survey 2; zoom up centered on parent planet HD 209458.

Credit: ESA and NASA

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