Comets around Beta Pictoris (image) University of California - Berkeley Caption Comets can be seen in this artistic depiction of the young star Beta Pictoris as seen from the outer edge of its disk. Credit NASA image by Lynette Cook. Usage Restrictions Please credit NASA and Lynette Cook. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.