(WISE 0720-0846, WISE J072003.20-084651.2, 2MASS J07200325-0846499, 2MASS 0720-0846)
(nearby binary star with red dwarf and brown dwarf)
Scholz's Star (WISE 0720-0845) is a binary system
22 light-years away with a red dwarf
(M-type star) of 86 Jupiter masses
and a brown dwarf of 65 Jupiter masses.
It passed close to the solar system
70,000 years ago (52000 AU or 0.25 parsecs
or 0.82 light-years). At its closest,
its apparent magnitude was 11.4.
(star,binary star,nearby star,brown dwarf,red dwarf)
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M-type star (M)