UGPS J0652+0324

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Coordinates: Sky map 06h 52m 27.71s, +03° 24′ 31.0″

UGPS J0652+0324
Observation data
Epoch 2007.83[1]      Equinox J2000[1]
Constellation Monoceros
Right ascension 06h 52m 27.71s[1]
Declination +03° 24′ 31.0″[1]
Spectral type T5.5[1]
Apparent magnitude (J (UKIDSS filter system)) 17.24 ± 0.02[1]
Apparent magnitude (H (UKIDSS filter system)) 17.50 ± 0.04[1]
Apparent magnitude (K (UKIDSS filter system)) 17.52 ± 0.09[1]
Distance 104.4+16.3
[1] ly
[1] pc)

UGPS J0652+0324 is a brown dwarf of spectral class T5.5, located in constallation Monoceros. It was discovered in 2011 using United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT), UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS), UGPS (UKIDSS Galactic Plane Survey) component, 6th data release.[1]

Its photometric distance estimate is 32+5
pc, or 104.4+16.3

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Burningham, Ben; Lucas; Leggett; Smart; Baker; Pinfield; Tinney; Homeier; Allard; Zhang; Gomes; Day-Jones; Jones; Kovacs; Lodieu; Marocco; Murray; Sipocz (2011). "The discovery of the T8.5 dwarf UGPS J0521+3640". arXiv:1104.1526v3 [astro-ph.SR].