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Clouds of Sand and Iron Swirl in a Failed Star’s Extreme Atmosphere

by Jason Major January 9, 2013

Artist’s concept of brown dwarf  2MASSJ22282889-431026 (NASA/JPL-Caltech) The complex weather patterns within the atmosphere of a rapidly-rotating brown dwarf have been mapped in the highest detail ever by researchers using the infrared abilities of NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes… talk about solar wind! Jason Major on Google+

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