This graphic shows a gap in a protoplanetary disk around the nearby red dwarf star TW Hydrae. At left is a Hubble Space Telescope image showing a gap about 7.5 billion miles away from the star; the ... more 
This graphic shows a gap in a protoplanetary disk around the nearby red dwarf star TW Hydrae. At left is a Hubble Space Telescope image showing a gap about 7.5 billion miles away from the star; the graphic at right shows the gap relative to the less 
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SPACE.com | Photo By NASA, ESA, J. Debes (STScI), H. Jang-Condell (Univ. Wyoming), A. Weinberger (Carnegie Institution of Washington), A. Roberge (Goddard Space Flight Center), G. Schneider (Univ. of Arizona/Steward Observatory), and A. Feild (STScI/AURA)
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 3:25 PM EDT