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Zooming in on the brown dwarf binary CFBDSIR 1458+10

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This sequence starts with a view of the constellation of Boötes (The Herdsman) and the bright star Arcturus. As we zoom in we can see many faint stars in the Milky Way. The final view shows an artist’s impression of CFBDSIR 1458+10, the coolest pair of brown dwarfs found so far.

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ESO/A. Fujii/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Music: John Dyson (from the album Moonwind)

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About the Video

Id:eso1110a
Release date:23 March 2011, 15:00
Related releases:eso1110
Duration:51s

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Name:CFBDSIR 1458+10
Type:• X - Stars

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