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Brown Dwarf Star System in the inner Solar System: Fact or Fiction’s thoughts

Brown Dwarf Star System in the inner Solar System: Fact or Fiction’s thoughts
15 March 2017

This is in response to Chris Potters you tube video entitled… 586 more words

Astronomy

11/03/2017

Catching up with the astro-ph: 02/01/2017

PPD

Brown Dwarf: The object you should start to love...

You probably didn’t realize it, but when you started classifying on BackyardWorlds.org you were actually helping us search the nearby solar neighborhood for cold hidden worlds called brown dwarfs.   839 more words

A Busy Week

Last week we launched our latest project, Backyard Worlds: Planet 9, and it’s been a busy seven days indeed. Our amazing volunteers have once again demonstrated their awesome power by producing over over 1.5 million classifications while on the hunt for nearby brown dwarfs and our Solar System’s hypothesised ninth planet. 34 more words

Citizen Science

Epsilon Indi B

Epsilon Indi is a nearby star system in the constellation Indus. Two of its three stars belong to Class T, a group which consists of… 326 more words

EXO-LIGHTNING Part I: what can we learn from the Solar System?

Is lightning a phenomenon only occurring on Earth? Or is it universal? How can the knowledge we learnt from Solar System lightning help with discovering lightning on exoplanets and to understand these very different worlds? 1,194 more words

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