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Cecilia Scorza, EU-UNAWE Germany

Footprints of Baby Planets Spotted Around Young Star

This picture shows a young star surrounded by a ring of cosmic gas and dust called a ‘proto-planetary disc’. These discs are common around young stars and contain all the ingredients for making the planets and moons in a solar system. ­­­­The dotted lines on this picture mark where the gaps where two baby planets are growing in this disc.


ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Yen et al.



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