Oph 1622 revisited: still a binary brown dwarf

This fascinating object more likely has ~ 17 and 14 Jupiter masses for the two components respectively.

The Wide Brown Dwarf Binary Oph 1622–2405 and Discovery of a Wide, Low-Mass Binary in Ophiuchus (Oph 1623–2402): A New Class of Young Evaporating Wide Binaries? – Abstract – The Astrophysical Journal – IOPscience.

See also Luhman et al. paper referenced by the above authors.

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One Response to “Oph 1622 revisited: still a binary brown dwarf”

  1. […] In addition to the disk brown dwarf ISO-Oph 102 and binary objects I have referred to in a previous post, the least massive candidate brown dwarf member of the latter cluster has two or three Jupiter […]

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