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May 17, 1991 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1991-08

Artist's Illustration of Beta Pictoris Gas Disk

May 17, 1991: This is an artist's concept of the near stellar environment of the star Beta Pictoris. This illustration is based upon recent observations made with the Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph aboard the Hubble Space Telescope.


Illustration Credit: Dana Berry (STScI)