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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: Close-Up of Parent Star HD 209458

Artist's Concept Running Time: 12 seconds

Zoom in on parent star HD 2089458, scorching hot gas streams up.

Credit: ESA and NASA

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