WISE image centered on the brown dwarf Cha 110913-773444
Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||11h 09m 13.63s|
|Declination||−77° 34′ 44.6″|
|Distance||529[note 1] ly |
|Luminosity (bolometric)||0.000603[note 2] L☉|
Cha 110913-773444 (sometimes abbreviated Cha 110913) is an astronomical object surrounded by what appears to be a protoplanetary disk. It lies at a distance of 529 light-years from Earth. There is no consensus yet among astronomers whether to classify the object as a sub-brown dwarf (with planets) or a rogue planet (with moons).
Cha 110913-773444 was discovered in 2004 by Kevin Luhman and others at Pennsylvania State University using the Spitzer Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as two Earth-bound telescopes in Chile.
- OTS 44, a rogue planet
- SCR 1845-6357, a binary system with a faint red dwarf and a brown dwarf
- PSO J318.5-22, a rogue planet
- Luhman, K. L; Adame, Lucía; d'Alessio, Paola; Calvet, Nuria; Hartmann, Lee; Megeath, S. T; Fazio, G. G (2005). "Discovery of a Planetary-Mass Brown Dwarf with a Circumstellar Disk". The Astrophysical Journal. 635: L93. arXiv: . Bibcode:2005ApJ...635L..93L. doi:10.1086/498868.
- Whitney Clavin (2005-11-29). "A Planet With Planets? Spitzer Finds Cosmic Oddball". NASA. Retrieved 2006-03-26.
- From a distance modulus (μ) of 6.05
- From the logarithm (log Lbol) of −3.22
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