Fomalhaut B (image) University of California - Berkeley Share Print E-Mail Caption Fomalhaut is a bright star 25 light years from Earth. This image, with Fomalhaut's light blocked, shows a vast belt of comet dust that is shaped by the gravitational influence of the exoplanet Fomalhaut b (inset). Credit Paul Kalas/UC Berkeley; NASA; ESA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.