5 matches found for search term brown dwarf
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Brown Dwarf in the Pleiades
Artwork of a brown dwarf in the Pleiades star
cluster. The Pleiades (or Seven Sisters) is a young open cluster of several dozen
hot, middle-aged stars. It is about 130 parsecs away in Taurus. In the 1990s,
astronomers discovered several brown dwarfs ...
landscape, brown-dwarf, hot-jupiter, exoplanet...
Gliese 229 is a red dwarf flare star some 19 light-years away in the constellation of
Lepus (the Hare). In 1994, astronomers detected a companion object, Gliese 229b,
which turned out to be a brown dwarf. Indeed it was
the first such object ever to b...
Gliese 229b, brown dwarf, satellite, star, red
Like Magnetic Accretion, this is an illustration of a type of cataclysmic binary
called a polar. However, this is a polar with a difference, for there is a
sub-stellar object called a brown dwarf (left) in
orbit around the magnetic white dwarf (right...
polar, cataclysmic, accretion, brown dwarf, white
dwarf, star, magnetic...
Space Travel Poster – J1407B
... th century. This one regards the Sun-like star J1407, around which astronomers
have found a curious thing – a planet or brown
dwarf encircled by a series of concentric rings. The rings are probably a
primitive moon system in the process of forma ...
J1407, exoplanet, planet, ring, exoring, space travel poster, landscape, satelli...
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