Planets and debris litter this "retired" star

ESA’s Herschel space observatory has provided the first images of a dust belt – produced by colliding comets or asteroids – orbiting a subgiant star known to host a planetary system.

'Eye of Sauron' hosts rogue planet

The vast disk of debris encircling Fomalhaut B hosts a rogue planet which may unleash a cataclysm in 2032.

Astronomers puzzled as star's dust belt vanishes

In just three years, the cloud of dust surrounding a young star has disappeared, indicating that there's something wrong with our current ideas of planet formation.