Bloated Stars Swallow Giant Planets (artist's impression)

An unlucky gas giant is consumed by a massive star.

Credit:

James Gitlin/STScI AVL

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9924a
Type:Artwork
Release date:12 August 1999, 06:00
Size:750 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:Star
Type:Unspecified : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Category:Stars

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