Planet’s predicted orbit

Erika Nesvold/Carnegie Institution for Science

A more distant view of the HD 106906 stellar debris disk, created by Erika Nesvold’s simulation. The star is represented by the yellow circle with an arrow pointing to the distant planet, 106906b. The thin grey line shows the planet’s predicted orbit. The researchers demonstrated that the planet is shaping the structure of the debris disk, which is shown by the white and blue dots encircling the star.

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