Hubble gets incredible image of Beta Pictoris debris disk, distorted by huge planet

February 23, 2015 12:59 PM

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New images from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope provide the best view yet of the star Beta Pictoris, including the large gas-and-dust disk that encircles it.

Beta Pictoris is the only star with a debris disk that has a giant planet, which was discovered in 2009, which distorts the view of the disk, according to an Astronomy.com report.

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