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June 22, 2005 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-10

Elusive Planet Reshapes a Ring Around Neighboring Star


Video: Annotated Fomalhaut Debris Ring

Running Time: 14 seconds

The Hubble image of the Fomalhaut debris ring, adding descriptive labeling and dissolving into the animated model simulation.

Credit: NASA, ESA, P. Kalas and J. Graham (University of California, Berkeley), M. Clampin (Goddard Space Flight Center), A. Deller and S. Maddison (Swinburne Center for Astrophysics and Supercomputing), and G. Bacon (STScI)

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