Astronomers Spot Rare Brown Dwarf Pair

Brown dwarf
An artist's conception of a binary brown dwarf pair. Image credit: Roberto Molar Candanosa and Sergio Dieterich/Carnegie Institution for Science.

Sometimes, the strangest stellar finds are right in our own cosmic neighborhood. Astronomers recently made an interesting discovery while putting a new set of telescopes through their paces: an eclipsing pair of sub-stellar brown dwarfs.

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