Comparison of HL Tauri with the Solar System

This image compares the size of the Solar System with HL Tauri and its surrounding protoplanetary disc. Although the star is much smaller than the Sun, the disc around HL Tauri stretches out to almost three times as far from the star as Neptune is from the Sun.

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Id:eso1436e
Tipi:Ngjitje
Data e Publikimit:Nën 6, 2014, 13:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1436
Përmasat:5460 x 3463 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:HL Tauri
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
Kategori:Stars

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