- List of brown dwarfs
The first free-floating
brown dwarfdiscovered is Teide 1in 1995. The first brown dwarf discovered that orbits a star is Gliese 229B, also discovered in 1995. The first brown dwarf to have a planet is 2M1207, discovered in 2004.
Since a brown dwarf mass is between a
planetand star, it is also called planetaror hyperjovian. The designation starts with lower case 'b' or upper case 'B' if the brown dwarf orbit the parent primaries.
The following is the list of 38
brown dwarfs out of 608 total brown dwarfs. Although some extrasolar planets can turn to brown dwarfs since most have only minimum masses because their inclinationof the orbitis not known. The more massive the extrasolar planet is, the more likely it’ll turn to brown dwarf. Examples include HD 114762 b(>11.68 MJ), Pi Mensae b(>10.312 MJ), HD 136118 b(>11.99 MJ), and NGC 2423-3 b(>10.6 MJ).
The following contain 31 brown dwarfs in the list orbiting the normal stars. This list is incomplete.
"Sorted by increasing
right ascensionof the parent star. Brown dwarfs within a system sorted by increasing orbital period."
List of stars with confirmed extrasolar planets
List of unconfirmed exoplanets
List of least massive stars
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