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Star VHS 1256-1257 b

Brown dwarf VHS 1256-1257 b is located 69 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class L7, that has 2 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
69 light years
VHS 1256-1257 b
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Brown dwarf (spectral class L7)

Mass: 0.018 M Sun | 18.9 M Jupiter
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Size: 0.116 R Sun | 1.2 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 1240 K | 0.21 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.2 billions years | 0.04 Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)
More about VHS 1256-1257 b
      Nearby star VHS 1256-1257 b can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  VHS 1256-1257 b is about 10 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 1240 K (967 °C), which is about 21 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
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.
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