Friday, November 14, 2008


No, it's not the evil eye.

It's a newly discovered "extrasolar planet."

The red elliptical shape you see is essentially a dust ring created by the planet "Fomalhaut b" as it orbits its star. It takes Fomalhaut b a mere 872 earth-years for it to make one complete orbit around its parent star.

Let's allow the experts explain the rest...

- Check out the images at "Hubble Directly Observes Planet Orbiting Fomalhaut b"

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