Space

'Eye of Sauron' Image Reveals Disc Forming around Alien Planet

Scientists have captured an image of a circumstellar disc, and within it a planet with a moon-forming disc, that looks like the Eye of Sauron from the Lord of the Rings cinematic franchise. Observations of the system, nearly 400 light years away in the constellation Centaurus, reveal a planet within the circumstellar disc called PDS 70c that has another disc around it, approximately 500 times larger than Saturn's.

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