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HD 189733b and surroundings
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- Title HD 189733b and surroundings
- Released 20/12/2007 6:10 pm
- Copyright NASA/ ESA/ Digitized Sky Survey 2/ Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)
A star field image showing the star HD 189733 (centre). The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers fascinating new insight into the atmosphere of a HD 189733b. The observations provide clear evidence of the presence of hazes in its atmosphere. To the right of the star is the notable planetary nebula Messier 27. The field-of-view is approximately 0.9 x 0.6 degrees.