Models of brown dwarf disks (artist’s impression)

Illustration showing current models for Brown Dwarf discs. The new measurements show that this object has a flat, dense disk (lower diagramme), unlike the hotter (solar-like), young stars, that harbour "flared" disks with a diluted, very hot top layer (upper diagramme).

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0220b
Type:Artwork
Release date:1 August 2002
Related releases:eso0220
Size:785 x 751 px

About the Object

Name:Brown dwarf, Stars
Type:• Unspecified : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
• Unspecified : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk
• X - Stars
• X - Illustrations

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