Gliese 758 B

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Gliese 758 B
GJ 758 System - Labeled.jpg
Discovery image of Gliese 758 b, taken with Subaru HiCIAO in the near infrared.
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0
Constellation Lyra
Right ascension 19h 23m 34.01358s[1]
Declination +33° 13′ 19.0725″[1]
Spectral type T8[2]
Temperature 600±100[2] K
Mass 23+17
[2] MJup
Database references
Extrasolar Planets

Gliese 758 B (often shortened to GJ 758 B) is a brown dwarf orbiting the G-type main sequence star Gliese 758, located approximately 50 light years away, in the constellation Lyra.

Gliese 758 B was detected by direct imaging using the HiCIAO instrument of the Subaru Telescope.[3][4][5] The parameters have subsequently been revised in a follow-up study which also revealed that a putative second substellar object in the system was in fact an unrelated background star.[6]


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  3. ^ Thalmann, Christian (2009). "Discovery of the Coldest Imaged Companion of a Sun-Like Star". arXiv:0911.1127v1Freely accessible [astro-ph.EP]. 
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  5. ^ "Discovery of an Exoplanet Candidate Orbiting a Sun-Like Star: Inaugural Observations with Subaru's New Instrument HiCIAO". Subaru Telescope. 2009-12-03. Retrieved 2009-12-04. 
  6. ^ Janson, M.; Carson, J.; Thalmann, C.; McElwain, M. W.; Goto, M.; Crepp, J.; Wisniewski, J.; Abe, L.; Brandner, W.; Burrows, A.; Egner, S.; Feldt, M.; Grady, C. A.; Golota, T.; Guyon, O.; Hashimoto, J.; Hayano, Y.; Hayashi, M.; Hayashi, S.; Henning, T.; Hodapp, K. W.; Ishii, M.; Iye, M.; Kandori, R.; Knapp, G. R.; Kudo, T.; Kusakabe, N.; Kuzuhara, M.; Matsuo, T.; Mayama, S.; Miyama, S.; Morino, J.-I.; Moro-Martín, A.; Nishimura, T.; Pyo, T.-S.; Serabyn, E.; Suto, H.; Suzuki, R.; Takami, M.; Takato, N.; Terada, H.; Tofflemire, B.; Tomono, D.; Turner, E. L.; Watanabe, M.; Yamada, T.; Takami, H.; Usuda, T.; Tamura, M. (2011). "Near-infrared Multi-band Photometry of the Substellar Companion GJ 758 B". The Astrophysical Journal. 728 (2). arXiv:1011.5505Freely accessible. Bibcode:2011ApJ...728...85J. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/728/2/85. 

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Coordinates: Sky map 19h 23m 34.0s, +33° 13′ 19.1″