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Region of the sky around HD 106906 b

Region of the sky around HD 106906 b


Date: 10 December 2020
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: HD 106906 b
Copyright: ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin. CC BY 4.0

Pictured here is the region surrounding the exoplanet HD 106906 b. Located nearly 336 light-years from Earth, this 11-Jupiter-mass planet occupies an unlikely orbit around a double star 336 light-years away and may be offering clues to something that might be much closer to home: a hypothesized distant member of our Solar System dubbed "Planet Nine."

This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

 
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Last Update: 21 December 2020
22-Jun-2021 14:46 UT

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