AB Aurigae

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AB Aurigae is a young A-type Herbig pre-main sequence star about 508.61 light-years away in the constellation Auriga. In 2022, deep inside the star's protoplanetary disk at a distance of 93 AU, a massive Jovian protoplanet was discovered through direct imaging by the Subaru Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope

Discovery image of the protoplanet AB Aurigae b by the Subaru Telescope

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