Chilly Planet-Forming 'Flying Saucer' Probed By Chilean Observatory | Video

The dusty disc (nicknamed 'Flying Saucer' by researchers) around young star 2MASS J16281370-2431391 has been measured at a bone chilling -446.8000º F (–266º C) using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile. The region is located 400 light-years from Earth. (Full Story)

Exploring the Southern Sky - ESO at 50

credit : ESO/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)/S. Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard)/Digitized Sky Survey 2/NASA/ESA/mash mix: Space.com