Extrasolar Planet and Tail Passing in Front of Star

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Duration: 9 seconds

Extrasolar planet HD 209548b passes transits its parent star. A comet-like tail trails behind the planet as it passes in front of the star.

Exoplanets, Hubble Telescope, Illustrative, Planets, Stars


Credit: ESA and NASA

Publication: March 12, 2003

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