Protoplanetary disk around young stars

Protoplanetary disk around young stars

orange donut surrounds pair of stars

Example of a protoplanetary disk surrounding young binary stars. The gas and dust in these disks produce cold thermal emissions that can be detected at the millimeter wavelength.

IMAGE: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), I. Czekala and G. Kennedy; NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello