[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Francis Reddy
Francis.j.reddy@nasa.gov
301-286-4453
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

The Super-Jupiter

Caption: The "super-Jupiter" Kappa Andromedae b, shown here in an artist's rendering, circles its star at nearly twice the distance that Neptune orbits the sun. With a mass about 13 times Jupiter's, the object glows with a reddish color.

Credit: Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/S. Wiessinger

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Astronomers directly image massive star's 'super-Jupiter'


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]