WISE J2000+3629

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WISE J200050.19+362950.1
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension  20h 00m 50.198s
Declination 36° 29′ 50.18″
Astrometry
Distance12.7–26.1[1] ly
(3.9−8.0[1] pc)
Characteristics
Spectral type T8[1]
Other designations
WISE J200050.19+362950.1[1]
Database references
SIMBADdata

WISE J2000+3629 (full designation is WISE J200050.19+362950.1) is a nearby brown dwarf of type T8, located in constellation Cygnus at 12.7–26.1 light-years from Earth.[1] It was discovered in 2014 and is one of the nearest known brown dwarfs to the Sun.

Discovery[edit]

WISE J2000+3629 was discovered in 2014 by Cushing et al.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Cushing, Michael C.; Kirkpatrick, J. Davy; Gelino, Christopher R.; Mace, Gregory N.; Skrutskie, Michael F.; Gould, Andrew (10 April 2014). "THREE NEW COOL BROWN DWARFS DISCOVERED WITH THE ( ) AND AN IMPROVED SPECTRUM OF THE Y0 DWARF WISE J041022.71+150248.4". The Astronomical Journal. 147 (5): 113. arXiv:1402.1378. Bibcode:2014AJ....147..113C. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/147/5/113.

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