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Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Hawaii [US], August 18 (ANI): Astronomers and a team of data-sleuthing volunteers participating in Backyard Worlds: Planet 9, a citizen science project, have discovered roughly 100 cool worlds near the Sun -- objects more massive than planets but lighter than stars, known as brown dwarfs.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [USA], July 11 (ANI): With the help of citizen scientists, astronomers have discovered two highly unusual brown dwarfs and balls of gas that are not massive enough to power themselves the way stars do.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [USA], May 6 (ANI): A team of astronomers has discovered that the closest known brown dwarf, Luhman 16A, shows signs of cloud bands similar to those seen on Jupiter and Saturn.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], April 10 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have directly measured wind speed on a brown dwarf, an object larger than Jupiter (the largest planet in our solar system) but not quite massive enough to become a star. To achieve the finding, they used a new method that
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 10 (ANI): Astronomers working on "first light" data from a newly commissioned telescope in Chile made a chance discovery that led to the identification of a rare eclipse of two brown dwarfs. The result was published today in the journal Nature Astronomy.
Updated : 3 years, 3 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], June 3 (ANI): A brown dwarf, which is a little more than 100 light years away from the sun, has been discovered by the astronomers with the help of a new citizen-science tool that was released earlier this year to pinpoint new worlds lurking in the outer reaches of our