Jets from a Brown Dwarf (artist's impression)

Using ESO's VLT, astronomers found jets coming out from a 24 Jupiter-mass brown dwarf, showing that outflows are rather ubiquituous in the Universe and leading to the prospect that that young giant planets could also be associated with outflows.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0724a
Type:Artwork
Release date:23 May 2007
Related releases:eso0724
Size:1281 x 1022 px

About the Object

Name:Brown dwarf, Stars
Type:• Unspecified : Star
• Unspecified : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
• X - Stars
• X - Illustrations

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