GPI Circumstellar Disks. A Sampling (labeled)

Six circumstellar disks selected from the larger sample of 26 disks obtained with the Gemini South telescope in Chile using the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI). These images highlight the diversity of shapes and sizes that these disks can take and show the outer reaches of star systems in their formative years.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/T. Esposito (UC Berkeley)
Image processing: Travis Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage), Mahdi Zamani & Davide de Martin

About the Image

Id:noirlab2014b
Type:Collage
Release date:June 24, 2020, 6 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2014
Size:3906 x 2642 px

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