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L1014

A very young star, the smallest of this age discovered so far. It is hidden within a dark cosmic cloud in which no stars have been suspected. If it won't grow much more it will become a brown dwarf.

Constellation: Cygnus
Age: 10 000 - 100 000 years
Distance: 600 light-years
Luminosity: 0.2 * Sun
Mass: 0.024 * Sun (25 * Jupiter)

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Photo: Tyler Bourke & Tracy Huard (CfA)

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