2MASS J03552337+1133437

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Coordinates: Sky map 03h 55m 23.370s, +11° 33′ 43.71″

2MASS J03552337+1133437
Observation data
Epoch J2000[1]      Equinox J2000[1]
Constellation Taurus
Right ascension  03h 55m 23.370s[1]
Declination 11° 33′ 43.71″[1]
Database references

2MASS J03552337+1133437 (2MASS J0355+11) is a nearby brown dwarf of spectral type L5γ,[2] located in constellation Taurus at approximately 29.8 light-years from Earth.[3]


2MASS J0355+11 was discovered in 2006 by Reid et al.[4]

Further reading[edit]

  • Blake, Cullen H.; Charbonneau, David; White, Russel J.; Marley, Mark S.; Saumon, Didier (2007). "Multiepoch Radial Velocity Observations of L Dwarfs". The Astrophysical Journal. 666 (2): 1198–1204. arXiv:0705.3901. Bibcode:2007ApJ...666.1198B. doi:10.1086/520124.
  • Schmidt, Sarah J.; Cruz, Kelle L.; Bongiorno, Bethany J.; Liebert, James; Reid, I. Neill (2007). "Activity and Kinematics of Ultracool Dwarfs, Including an Amazing Flare Observation". The Astronomical Journal. 133 (5): 2258–2273. arXiv:astro-ph/0701055. Bibcode:2007AJ....133.2258S. doi:10.1086/512158.
  • Reid, I. Neill; Cruz, Kelle L.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Allen, Peter R.; Mungall, F.; Liebert, James; Lowrance, Patrick; Sweet, Anne (2008). "Meeting the Cool Neighbors. X. Ultracool Dwarfs from the 2MASS All-Sky Data Release". The Astronomical Journal. 136 (3): 1290–1311. arXiv:0806.3413. Bibcode:2008AJ....136.1290R. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/136/3/1290.
  • Casewell, S. L.; Jameson, R. F.; Burleigh, M. R. (2008). "Proper motions of field L and T dwarfs - II". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 390 (4): 1517–1526. arXiv:0808.1633. Bibcode:2008MNRAS.390.1517C. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13855.x.
  • Faherty, Jacqueline K.; Burgasser, Adam J.; Cruz, Kelle L.; Shara, Michael M.; Walter, Frederick M.; Gelino, Christopher R. (2009). "The Brown Dwarf Kinematics Project I. Proper Motions and Tangential Velocities for a Large Sample of Late-Type M, L, and T Dwarfs". The Astronomical Journal. 137 (1): 1–18. arXiv:0809.3008. Bibcode:2009AJ....137....1F. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/137/1/1.
  • Blake, Cullen H.; Charbonneau, David; White, Russel J. (2010). "The NIRSPEC Ultracool Dwarf Radial Velocity Survey". The Astrophysical Journal. 723 (1): 684–706. arXiv:1008.3874. Bibcode:2010ApJ...723..684B. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/723/1/684.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "2MASS J03552337+1133437 — Brown Dwarf (M<0.08solMass)". SIMBAD. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2013-09-24.
  2. ^ Cruz, Kelle L.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Burgasser, Adam J. (2009). "Young L Dwarfs Identified in the Field: A Preliminary Low-Gravity, Optical Spectral Sequence from L0 to L5". The Astronomical Journal. 137 (2): 3345–3357. arXiv:0812.0364. Bibcode:2009AJ....137.3345C. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/137/2/3345.
  3. ^ Liu, M. C.; Dupuy, T. J.; Allers, K. N. (2013). "Infrared parallaxes of young field brown dwarfs and connections to directly imaged gas-giant exoplanets". Astronomische Nachrichten. 334 (1–2): 85–88. arXiv:1305.3270. Bibcode:2013AN....334...85L. doi:10.1002/asna.201211783.
  4. ^ Reid, I. Neill; Lewitus, E.; Allen, P. R.; Cruz, Kelle L.; Burgasser, Adam J. (2006). "A Search for Binary Systems among the Nearest L Dwarfs". The Astronomical Journal. 132 (2): 891–901. arXiv:astro-ph/0606331. Bibcode:2006AJ....132..891R. doi:10.1086/505626.