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Wide Orbit sub-Brown Dwarf Revealed

A known sub-brown dwarf, which had previously been thought to float on its own through interstellar space, has now been allotted a parent star by sharp-eyed astronomers (1).  The two are separated by about 7000 Astronomical Units.  As a result, the sub-brown dwarf’s ultra-wide orbit around this parent star takes a colossal 900,000 years, making […]