Spectrum of Methane Brown Dwarf

The infrared spectrum of NTTDF J1205-0744, as obtained with SOFI at the NTT and ISAAC at VLT ANTU, and compared to the spectrum of the much closer and brighter Methane Brown Dwarf Gliese 229B .

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9942b
Type:Observation
Release date:18 August 1999
Related releases:eso9942
Size:3000 x 2182 px

About the Object

Name:NTTDF J1205-0744, Spectrum
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
Distance:300 light years

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrared
Near-IR
New Technology Telescope
SofI

 

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