HL Tau and its planet-forming disk


Click to enlargeALMA/C.Brogan, B.Saxton

ALMA image of young star HL Tau and its planet-forming disk. Notice the multiple rings and gaps. This means planets are now emerging in the disk, and they are in the process of sweeping their orbits clear of dust and gas.

Thanks, Mike, Ursarodinia – GMTA! 🙂

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