Kepler-13Ab

Kepler-13Ab

Kepler-13Ab

This illustration shows the seething hot planet Kepler-13Ab that circles very close to its host star, Kepler-13A. In the background is the star's binary companion, Kepler-13B, and the third member of the multiple-star system is the orange dwarf star Kepler-13C.

IMAGE: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)