ALMA image of the young star HL Tauri (annotated)

This is the sharpest image ever taken by ALMA — sharper than is routinely achieved in visible light with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. It shows the protoplanetary disc surrounding the young star HL Tauri. The observations reveal substructures within the disc that have never been seen before and even show the possible positions of planets forming in the dark patches within the system.In this picture the features seen in the HL Tauri system are labelled.

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ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)

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Id:eso1436c
Tipi:Ngjitje
Data e Publikimit:Nën 6, 2014, 13:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1436
Përmasat:2600 x 2600 px

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Emri:HL Tauri
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
Kategori:Stars

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