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Artist's concept of the planet, Fomalhaut b, which orbits the 200-million-year-old [10+08] star every 872 years [10+02]. Credit: ESA, NASA, and L. Calcada (ESO for STScI)

Image above: Artist’s concept of the star Fomalhaut and the Jupiter-type planet that the Hubble Space Telescope observed. A ring of debris appears to surround Fomalhaut as well. The planet, called Fomalhaut b, orbits the 200-million-year-old star every 872 years. Credit: ESA, NASA, and L. Calcada (ESO for STScI)

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