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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
Gliese 229b, brown dwarf, satellite, star, red dwarf...
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
polar, cataclysmic, accretion, brown dwarf, white dwarf, star, magnetic...
Space Travel Poster – J1407B
This illustration is one of a series that I have been working on, borrowing heavily
from the art-deco-style travel posters from the middle of the twentieth century.
This one regards the Sun-like star J1407, around which astronomers have found a c...
J1407, exoplanet, planet, ring, exoring, space travel poster, landscape, satelli...
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