Tracking Fomalhaut b from 2004 to 2012

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Duration: 17 seconds

This movie shows the planet Fomalhaut b's movements from 2004 through 2012 as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers precict that the planet is expected to intersect and move beyond the dust disk surrounding the star Fomalhaut around 2032.


Tags
Astronomical, Extrasolar Planets, Hubble Telescope, Illustrative, Planets, Stars

Credits

Credit: NASA, ESA, P. Kalas (University of California, Berkeley), and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: January 8, 2013


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