HD 106906 stellar debris disk
Erika Nesvold/Carnegie Institution for Science

HD 106906 stellar debris disk

An image of the HD 106906 stellar debris disk, created by Erika Nesvold’s simulation, showing the ring of rocky and icy planet-forming material rotating around the star. (The star is removed from the image, masked by the black circle.) The different hues represent gradients of brightness in the disk material; yellow is the brightest and blue the dimmest.


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