# Talk:Baryonic dark matter

The article asserts that brown dwarves are "balls of hydrogen and helium with masses ${\displaystyle <0.08M_{\odot }}$". Okay, fine, but what the heck is a ${\displaystyle M_{\odot }}$? Megagram? Moon's mass? Some other (presumably large) amount of mass? Nibios (talk) 14:52, 9 December 2009 (UTC)