Contact: Francis Reddy
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This visible-light image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the vicinity of the star Fomalhaut, including the location of its dust ring and disputed planet, Fomalhaut b. A coronagraphic mask helped dim the star's brightness. This view combines two 2006 observations that were taken with masks of different sizes (1.8 and 3 arcseconds).
Credit: NASA/ESA/T. Currie, U. Toronto
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