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Star 2MASS J0254+0223

Brown dwarf 2MASS J0254+0223 is located 18 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class T8, that has 6 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
18 light years

2MASS J0254+0223

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Brown dwarf (spectral class T8)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 2h 54m 7.886s
Declination iconDeclination: 2° 23' 56.35'' (equatorial region)
Parallax iconParallax: 185
Distance iconSun distance: 17.63 ly | 5.4 pc

Basic characteristic

Mass: 0.062 M Sun | 64.9 M Jupiter
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Size: 0.16 R Sun (estimate)
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
More about 2MASS J0254+0223
      Nearby brown dwarf 2MASS J0254+0223 can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope. 
Other designations of this star
2MASS J02540788+0223563, ULAS J025409.58+022358.7, WISEA J025409.55+022358.5, WISE J025409.51+022358.6, PSO J043.5+02
External sources
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Simbad database (2MASS J02540788+0223563)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
Class of stars Brown dwarf
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Brown dwarfs are not really stars, because there is no thermonuclear fusion in their core. These objects are smaller and cooler than stars, but too massive to be considered planets
News from this star system
Article image:

Two new brown dwarfs discovered close to the Solar system

Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
5.7
TZ Arietis 0.14 M
2
6.3
Teegardens star 0.09 M
2
6.4
Gliese 105 0.74 M
0.08 M
0.25 M
6.8
40 Eridani 0.84 M
0.2 M
0.57 M
1
7.1
2MASS J0136+0933 0.02 M
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