Brown Dwarf and companion star

A Brown Dwarf Orbits a Low-Mass Star at a distance of just 3 AU in this adaptive optics image from Gemini North.

NOAO Image Credit: Gemini Observatory/Melanie Freed, Laird Close, Nick Siegler University of Arizona/ Hokupa'a-QUIRC image, University of Hawaii, IfA

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