Compass and scale image of brown dwarf 2M J044144 with companion

Compass and scale image of brown dwarf 2M J044144 with companion. Image taken with Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on 10 August 2008.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and Z. Levay (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1003e
Type:Collage
Release date:6 April 2010, 15:00
Size:1668 x 1668 px

About the Object

Name:2M J044144, 2MASS J04414489+2301513
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Distance:450 light years

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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