ALMA/Hubble composite image of the region around the young star HL Tauri

This is a composite image of the young star HL Tauri and its surroundings using data from ALMA (enlarged in box at upper right) and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (rest of the picture). This is the first ALMA image where the image sharpness exceeds that normally attained with Hubble.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), ESA/Hubble and NASA

Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt

About the Image

Id:eso1436b
Type:Collage
Release date:6 November 2014, 13:00
Related releases:eso1436
Size:4135 x 4009 px

About the Object

Name:HL Tauri
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
Category:Stars

Image Formats

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