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« on: Thu 10 October, 2013 - 10:07 pm »

http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/info/press-releases/LonelyPlanet/

An international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic young planet that is not orbiting a star.    eek
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« Reply #1 on: Thu 10 October, 2013 - 10:20 pm »

That's interesting, I wasn't even sure what the difference between a large gas giant and a brown dwarf was, lucky Wikipedia has addressed this question

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_dwarf#Distinguishing_low-mass_brown_dwarfs_from_high-mass_planets
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« Reply #2 on: Thu 10 October, 2013 - 10:36 pm »

sorry, i'd have posted the link if i'd have know you weren't familiar with the finer points of gas giants 

 
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« Reply #3 on: Thu 10 October, 2013 - 10:40 pm »

large gas giant and a brown dwarf ....



They both sound like they come from Uranus.  eek
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« Reply #4 on: Thu 10 October, 2013 - 10:41 pm »

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« Reply #5 on: Fri 11 October, 2013 - 01:36 pm »

large gas giant and a brown dwarf ....



They both sound like they come from Uranus.  eek


 
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« Reply #6 on: Fri 11 October, 2013 - 07:34 pm »

sorry, i'd have posted the link if i'd have know you weren't familiar with the finer points of gas giants 

 


 
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