5 matches found for search term brown dwarf
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Brown Dwarf I
This is an example of what a brown dwarf might look
like. Brown dwarfs are objects that form like stars,
but do not have enough mass to ignite main-sequence nuclear reactions. They are thus
not true stars, and may in fact be closer to planets such as...
landscape, brown dwarf, hot Jupiter, exoplanet,
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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