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View Full Version : WISE Nabs the Closest Brown Dwarfs Yet Discovered



Fraser
2013-Mar-13, 04:00 PM
We now know our stellar neighbors just a little better, and a new discovery may help tell us how common brown dwarfs are in our region of the galaxy. Early this week, researchers at Pennsylvania State University announced the discovery*of a binary brown dwarf system. With a parallax measurement of just under 0.5, this pair [...]

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