Hubblecast 127 Light: The Mysteries of Fomalhaut b

Data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have revealed an expanding cloud of dust that was likely produced in a collision between two large bodies orbiting the bright nearby star Fomalhaut. 


Directed by: Bethany Downer and Nico Bartmann.
Editing: Nico Bartmann.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Bethany Downer
Music: Stan Dart – The Long Way (
Footage and photos: ESA, NASA, Hubble, M. Kornmesser, P. Kalas, Digitized Sky Survey 2, A. Gáspár and G. Rieke (University of Arizona)

About the Video

Release date:20 April 2020, 21:00
Related releases:heic2006
Duration:01 m 36 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:Fomalhaut b, HUBBLEcast
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System

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