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April 6, 2010 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-03

Small Companion to Brown Dwarf Challenges Simple Definition

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Image: Compass and Scale Image of Brown Dwarf 2M J044144 with Companion — HST WFPC2 — August 20, 2008

Compass and Scale Image of Brown Dwarf 2M J044144 with Companion — HST WFPC2 — August 20, 2008

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Object Names: 2MASS J04414489+2301513, 2MASS J044144

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI)

Science Credit: NASA, ESA, and K. Todorov and K. Luhman (Penn State University)

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