Carbon Monoxide around Beta Pictoris (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Caption The ALMA 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 ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO) and NASA Goddard/F. 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.