Occultation occurs when one celestial body — for instance, a moon or a planet — aligns with another. Striking images of occultation give us an unusual glimpse of the traffic in our cosmic backyard.
“Hubble’s Universe” is a recurring broadcast from HubbleSite, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. Astrophysicist Frank Summers takes viewers on an in-depth tour of the latest Hubble discoveries. Find more episodes at HubbleSite.org.
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