Planet's Unseen Hand

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Science  01 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5731, pp. 47
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5731.47a
CREDIT: NASA/ESA/P. KALAS ET AL., UC BERKELEY

This image from the Hubble Space Telescope, released last week by NASA, shows the young nearby star Fomalhaut surrounded by a dusty ring created by comet and asteroid collisions. The star is far from the center, which suggests that gravity from an unseen planet is displacing the ring.

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