ALMA Image Beta Pictoris (image) National Radio Astronomy Observatory Caption The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array image of carbon monoxide around Beta Pictoris (above) can be deprojected (below) to simulate a view looking down on the system, revealing the large concentration of gas in its outer reaches. For comparison, orbits within the solar system are shown for scale. Credit Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (European Southern Observatory/National Astronomical Observatory of Japan/National Radio Astronomy Observatory) and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Francis Reddy Usage Restrictions None 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.