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NASA Telescopes See Weather Patterns in Brown Dwarf

8 Jan 2013, 23:16 UTC
NASA Telescopes See Weather Patterns in Brown Dwarf

Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have probed the stormy atmosphere of a brown dwarf, creating the most detailed "weather map" yet for this class of cool, star-like orbs. The forecast shows wind-driven, planet-sized clouds enshrouding these strange worlds.

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