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Star 2MASS J1812-2608

Brown dwarf 2MASS J1812-2608 is located 12 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class T, that has 2 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
12 light years

2MASS J1812-2608

Brown dwarf (spectral class T)


Ascension iconRight ascension: 18h 12m 12.42s
Declination iconDeclination: -26° 8' 2.436'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 282.199
Distance iconSun distance: 11.558 ly | 3.5 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 1.53 % M Sun | 16 M Jupiter
(No known exoplanets yet)
More about 2MASS J1812-2608
      2MASS J1812-2608 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope. 
Other designations of this star
2MASS J18121245-2608024, IRAS 18090-2608, TIC 264867486, OGLE BLG-LPV-225466, Gaia DR2 4064714550310189440
Class of stars Brown dwarf
Brown dwarfs are not really stars, because there is no thermonuclear fusion in their core. These objects are smaller and cooler than stars, but too massive to be considered planets
Closest stars

Ross 154
0.17 M☉ 2.5 ly

Gaia DR2 4129144660321847040
- 4.3 ly

Gliese 674
0.35 M☉ 6.1 ly

Wolf 1061
0.25 M☉ 6.5 ly

Gliese 682
0.2 M☉ 6.7 ly
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