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2010-11-23 08:00:00

An international team of astronomers have discovered a unique and exotic star system with a very cool methane-rich (or T-) dwarf star and a ‘dying’ white dwarf stellar remnant in orbit around each other.

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2006-10-19 09:00:22

Astronomers have detected a new faint companion to the star HD 3651, already known to host a planet. This companion, a brown dwarf, is the faintest known companion of an exoplanet host star imaged directly and one of the faintest T dwarfs detected in the Solar neighbourhood so far.

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2006-09-20 06:30:00

Scientists using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered and directly imaged a small brown dwarf star, 50 times the mass of Jupiter, orbiting with a planet around a Sun-like star.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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