3D Map of Brown Dwarfs in the Sun’s Neighborhood

This video visualization depicts the newly published three-dimensional map of brown dwarfs (appearing as red dots) that have been discovered within 65 light-years of the Sun. The beginning of the video shows the location of the Earth at the center of the view, then zooms out into interstellar space, showing the spatial distribution of the brown dwarfs in multiple ways before returning back to the Solar System and Earth at the end.


NASA/Jacqueline Faherty (American Museum of Natural History)/OpenSpace

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Release date:Jan. 13, 2021, 2:32 p.m.
Related releases:noirlab2105
Duration:01 m 41 s
Frame rate:29.97

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