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There's a more recent image here:

https://public.nrao.edu/news/2017-alma-ring-fomalhaut/

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The ring is icy stuff (from ALMA), the star is in the central blob (which is not resolved here), the blue details are from a Hubble image.  The darkened central bit is caused by a disc used to occult the bright starlight, to prevent it swamping the rest of the Hubble image.

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