2MASS 0036+1821

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2MASS J00361617+1821104
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Pisces
Right ascension  00h 36m 16.17s
Declination 18° 21′ 10.4″
Spectral type L3.5
Apparent magnitude (J) 12.466 ± 0.027
Apparent magnitude (H) 11.588 ± 0.029
Apparent magnitude (K) 11.058 ± 0.021
Proper motion (μ) RA: 883 mas/yr
Dec.: 108 mas/yr
Parallax (π)114.2 ± 0.8 mas
Distance28.6 ± 0.2 ly
(8.76 ± 0.06 pc)
Temperature1300–2000 K
Other designations
2MASS 0036+1821;
2MASSW J0036159+182110
Database references

2MASS J00361617+1821104 (abbreviated to 2MASS 0036+1821) is a brown dwarf, located in 28.6 light-years from Earth in the constellation Pisces. It was discovered in 2000 by I. Neill Reid et al.

2MASS 0036+1821 is of spectral type L3.5, the surface temperature is 1300-2000 Kelvin. As with other brown dwarfs of spectral type L, its spectrum is dominated of metal hydrides and alkali metals. Its position shifts due to its proper motion by 0.9071 arcseconds per year.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 36m 16.17s, +18° 21′ 10.4″