Originally posted by Xcalibur254
reply to post by BobAthome
G1.9+0.3 is a supernova remnant. In fact it is the youngest supernova remnant we have found. Furthermore, it is many lightyears away. I fail to see
why people keep calling this a brown dwarf.
I know exactly how u feel ,,here this helped me,,,maybe others as well,,,it is getting rediculoius.
It's what astronomers call a "brown dwarf star" and its official name is "G1.9+0.3".
Brown Dwarfs - down to 0.085M
The number of Brown Dwarfs stars ,,(down to 0.085M)
increases dramatically as you go to stars of lower mass.
Does this trend continue as one goes below the cutoff for
the ignition of nuclear reactions?
If so,,, failed stars,,, called,,, Brown Dwarfs,,, might account for a significant fraction of the Dark Matter. Brown Dwarfs are hard to spot since
they are cool and very low in luminosity. Recent infrared studies are finding Brown Dwarfs, but not in sufficient numbers to make up the dark matter
needed in the Milky Way.
Fast Facts for G1.9+0.3:Supernova Remnant
X-ray (NASA/CXC/NCSU/S.Reynolds et al.);
Radio (NSF/NRAO/VLA/Cambridge/D.Green et al.); Infrared (2MASS/UMass/IPAC-Caltech/NASA/NSF/CfA/E.Bressert)
Scale Left panel is 5 arcmin across.
Category Supernovas & Supernova Remnants