Markus Janson: Smoke signals from Fomalhaut
ExoplanetsIII Heidelberg - HeidelbergDec 14, 2020
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Fomalhaut has hosted a point source inside its ring-shaped disk that vas visible in 2004-2014. The source has been shown to have expanded and faded over time, indicating that it is a dust cloud originating from the disruption of a ~100 km-sized planetesimal. A natural explanation for this phenomenon is ...