Fomalhaut Ring Artwork

This illustration shows a ring of debris encircling the star Fomalhaut. The suspected planet is orbiting inside the ring.


NASA, ESA and A. Feild (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:22 June 2005, 19:00
Size:2400 x 1948 px

About the Object

Name:Fomalhaut, HD 216956
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk
Distance:25 light years

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