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Possible Evidence of Water Clouds in Brown Dwarf Situated Just 7.3 Light Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, evidence, water, brown dwarf, light years )

Darren
- 1761 days ago - phys.org
A team of researchers, led by space scientist Jacqueline Faherty, has found evidence of water clouds in the atmosphere of a brown dwarf situated just 7.3 light years away. In their paper to be published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters. . .
Clouds Of Water Vapour Detected Just 7 Light-Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: space, research, science, nasa, WISE, water, brown dwarf, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 1763 days ago - iflscience.com
Water is essential for life as we know it, so it's particularly exciting to hear that astronomers have recently discovered a brown dwarf about 7 light years away that could yield the first direct evidence of water clouds outside of our solar system.
Coldest Known Star Discovered Close To Our System
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, nasa, research, science, technology, WISE telescope, brown dwarf, Spitzer )

Michael
- 1884 days ago - iflscience.com
The sun has a new neighbor, one so faint we have not noticed it before, despite being the fourth closest system to our own. In addition to its significance from being so close, the new object is also the coolest member of its category ever observed.
Our First Interstellar Destination: A Brown Dwarf?
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, Brown Dwarf, Fahrenheit )

Nancy
- 3494 days ago - news.discovery.com
By "really cool" I'm not trying to sound hippy-dippy, but rather am talking about objects in space that are less than 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
Spitzer Telescope Observes Baby Brown Dwarf
Science & Tech  (tags: Spitzer Telescope, Brown Dwarf, Cosmic )

Nancy
- 3500 days ago - physorg.com
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has contributed to the discovery of the youngest brown dwarf ever observed -- a finding that, if confirmed, may solve an astronomical mystery about how these cosmic misfits are formed.
   

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