In UV light, Hubble resolves a small hook-like appendage extending from Mira, in the direction of the companion that could be material from Mira being gravitationally drawn toward the smaller star.
Alternately, it could be that material in Mira's upper atmosphere is being heated due to the companion's presence.Credit:
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|Release date:||6 August 1997, 06:00|
|Size:||502 x 502 px|