Image of HR 8799 (image) California Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption In this image of the star HR 8799, most of the light from the star itself has been removed, leaving behind a pattern of light called speckles. The Project 1640 instrument then removes the speckles to reveal the planets previously hidden in the glare. Credit Project 1640 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.