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DEN 0255-4700

DENIS 0255-4700, DENIS J025503.3-470049

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)None
Other DesignationsDEN 0255-4700, DENIS 0255-4700, DENIS J025503.3-470049
Right Ascension2h 55m 4s
Declination-47° 0' 51"
Distance15.9 light years
4.9 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +22.92
Absolute: +24.48
Spectral ClassL9 brown dwarf
Optimum VisibilityNovember (Usually visible from southern latitudes)

The brown dwarf DEN 0255-4700 is exceptionally faint, and indeed is barely detectable in visible light. It is more clearly seen in infrared, as seen in this image. Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas


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