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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

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Video: Extrasolar Planet with Comet-Like Tail Orbiting Star

Artist's Concept Running Time: 11 seconds

A comet-like tail trails behind extrasolar planet HD 209458b as it orbits its parent star.

Credit: ESA and NASA


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