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English: This illustration shows the newly discovered planet, Fomalhaut b, orbiting its sun, Fomalhaut. A structure comprised mostly of brown and gold colors surrounds Fomalhaut b. This structure is a Saturn-like ring that astronomers say may encircle the planet. Fomalhaut also is surrounded by a ring of material. The edge of this vast disk is shown in the background as the curving cloud-like feature that appears to intersect the 200-million-year-old star. Fomalhaut b lies 1.8 billion miles inside the disk's inner edge. The planet completes an orbit around Fomalhaut every 872 years.
Français : Cette illustration montre la planète nouvellement découverte, Fomalhaut b, en orbite autour de son soleil, Fomalhaut. Une structure ressemblant à un anneau de Saturne, principalement colorée en marron et or, encercle Fomalhaut b. Fomalhaut est également entouré par un anneau de matière. Le bord de ce vaste disque apparaît en arrière plan, semblable à un nuage circulaire coupant en deux l'étoile vieille de 200 millions d'années. Fomalhaut b se situe à 2.9 milliards de kilomètres miles à l'intérieur bord interne du disque. La planète effectue une orbite autour de Fomalhaut tous les 872 années.
Polski: Ilustracja przedstawiająca odkrytą w 2008 roku egzoplanetę Dagon (nazywaną też Fomalhaut b) krążącą wokół gwiazdy Fomalhaut.
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Source Hubble Directly Observes Planet Orbiting Fomalhaut
Author ESA, NASA, and L. Calcada (ESO for STScI)
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Public domain This file is in the public domain because it was created by NASA and ESA. NASA Hubble material (and ESA Hubble material prior to 2009) is copyright-free and may be freely used as in the public domain without fee, on the condition that only NASA, STScI, and/or ESA is credited as the source of the material. This license does not apply if ESA material created after 2008 or source material from other organizations is in use.
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English: This illustration shows the newly discovered planet, Fomalhaut b, orbiting its sun, Fomalhaut.

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