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Star 2MASS J08173001-6155158

Brown dwarf 2MASS J08173001-6155158 is located 17 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class T6 , that has 1 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
17 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
2MASS J08173001-6155158
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Brown dwarf (spectral class T6 )

Mass: 0.0143 M Sun | 15 M Jupiter
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Size: 0.094 R Sun | 0.9 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 950 K | 0.16 T Sun
(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
More about 2MASS J08173001-6155158
      Nearby star 2MASS J08173001-6155158 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  2MASS J08173001-6155158 is much smaller than the Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 950 K (677 °C), which is about 16 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
DENIS J081730.0-615520, TIC 309290163, WISEA J081729.76-615503.8, Gaia DR2 5278042880077383040, Gaia EDR3 5278042880077383040
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (2MASS J08173001-6155158 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 5278042880077383040)
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
Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
4.8
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Gaia DR2 5312099874809857024 0 M
5.1
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Gliese 3618 0.1 M
5.6
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Gliese 1128 0.17 M
6.3
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WISE J053516.80-750024.9 0 M
6.6
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Gliese 440 0.75 M
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