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November 13, 2008 02:30 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-39

Hubble Directly Observes Planet Orbiting Fomalhaut

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Image: HST ACS/HRC Wide View of Fomalhaut System

HST ACS/HRC Wide View of Fomalhaut System

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Object Names: Fomalhaut, HD 216956, Fomalhaut b

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, P. Kalas, J. Graham, E. Chiang, E. Kite (University of California, Berkeley), M. Clampin (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), M. Fitzgerald (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), and K. Stapelfeldt and J. Krist (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

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Montage Image: HST Image of Fomalhaut and Fomalhaut b Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration/Annotated HST Image of Fomalhaut and Fomalhaut bPRC2008-39a HST ACS/HRC Wide View of Fomalhaut b Planet in 2004 and 2006 Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration HST ACS/HRC Wide View of Fomalhaut b Planet in 2004 and 2006

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