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News Release 328 of 948

January 7, 2007 12:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2007-02

Hubble Observations Provide Insight into Planet Birth

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Image: Hubble's Snapshot of Debris Disk Around Young Star - Unannotated

Hubble's Snapshot of Debris Disk Around Young Star - Unannotated

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Taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, this image shows light reflected off dust in a debris disk around the young star AU Microscopii.

Object Names: AU Microscopii, AU Mic, GJ 803, HD197481

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, J. R. Graham and P. Kalas (University of California, Berkeley), and B. Matthews (Hertzberg Institute of Astrophysics)

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