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Gliese 229 B
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Credit:        John Whatmough
Image Number:        011
Created:        1996 (Updated 2004)
Available Resolution:        2000x1500

The first brown dwarf to be discovered and directly observed, Gliese 229 B emits far more heat than it recieves from its distant red dwarf companion.

This image is Copyright by John Whatmough, all rights reserved.