2MASS 1507-1627

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2MASS J15074769-1627386
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Libra
Right ascension 15h 07m 47.69s
Declination −16° 27′ 38.6″
Spectral type L5
Apparent magnitude (R) ~19
Apparent magnitude (J) 12.830 ± 0.027
Apparent magnitude (H) 11.895 ± 0.024
Apparent magnitude (K) 11.312 ± 0.026
Proper motion (μ) RA: -92 mas/yr
Dec.: -875 mas/yr
Parallax (π)136.4 ± 0.6 mas
Distance23.9 ± 0.1 ly
(7.33 ± 0.03 pc)
Temperature1300 - 2000 K
Other designations
2MASS 1507-1627;
2MASSW J1507476-162738;
2MUCD 11296;
2MASSI J1507476-162738

2MASS J15074769-1627386 (also abbreviated to 2MASS 1507-1627) is a brown dwarf in the constellation Libra, located about 23.9 light-years from Earth. It was discovered in 2000 by I. Neill Reid et al. It belongs to the spectral class L5; its surface temperature is 1300 to 2000 kelvins. As with other brown dwarfs of spectral type L, its spectrum is dominated by metal hydrides and alkali metals. Its position shifts due to its proper motion by 0.9031 arcseconds per year. It has a parallax of (136.4 ± 0.6) milliseconds of arc.

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Coordinates: Sky map 15h 07m 47.69s, −16° 27′ 38.6″