n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Ammonia found in atmosphere of coolest brown dwarf : news note
|Article Title||Ammonia found in atmosphere of coolest brown dwarf : news note|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jun 2008|
|Pages||72 - 73|
Near-infrared observations taken at Gemini North have detected ammonia in the spectra of the coolest brown dwarf ever discovered. This is the first time such a finding has been made in near-infrared spectra of a sub-stellar object other than a planet.
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