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J. OLMSTED (STSCI) / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY J. OLMSTED (STSCI) / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Illustration of two gas giant exoplanets orbiting a star. The planets are shown attracting material, by gravity, from a disc of dust and gas which surrounds the young star, PDS 70 (bright object at right). The dust and gas are shown as diffuse clouds. Material is removed from the disc as the planets grow in size, causing a gap in the disc.
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