Keck Telescope

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Planets form around a young star in this artist’s concept. Using the Keck Interferometer in Hawaii, astronomers have probed the structure of a dust disk around MWC 419 to within 50 million miles of the star. (12/23/2009)

Credit: David A. Hardy/www.astroart.org

For more information go to:

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/keck-life-zone.html

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