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Warped Disc around Beta Pictoris

Warped Disc around Beta Pictoris

Depicts: Beta Pictoris
Copyright: Chris Burrows, Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) the European Space Agency (ESA), J. Krist (STScI), the WFPC2 IDT team,and NASA

False-color is applied through image processing to accentuate details in the disk structure. Hubble reveals that the pink-white inner edge of the disk is slightly tilted from the plane of the outer disk (red-yellow-green) as identified by a dotted line.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
5-Feb-2023 08:00 UT

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