posted on Jul, 27 2005 @ 03:29 AM
With the help of the Hubble’s coronagraph, astronomers from the University of California, Berkly and the Goddard Space Flight Centre have taken
pictures of Fomalhaut
and the off centre ring of dust. That looks like the “The Great
Eye of Sauron”.
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Even the Hubble Space Telescope must have done a double-take when it snapped this spectacular image, looking for all the world like the Great Eye of
Sauron from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Hubble's picture of the off-centre ring of dust around Fomalhaut, one of the nearest and brightest stars
in the sky, offers the best evidence yet that a planet, or planets, is orbiting the star.
When fiction becomes fact