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T-type star

(T, T-class star, T dwarf)
(type of dwarf with a temperature in the vicinity of 1000K)

A T-type star (T-class star or T dwarf) is a star of the T-class, a spectral class, which encompasses some cool brown dwarfs, specifically with methane in their spectra. As of 2011, 207 are known. Characteristics:

brownconventional color
700-1300Ksurface temperature

(star type,spectral type)

Referenced by:
brown dwarf (BD)
spectral class
ultracool dwarf
Y-type star (Y)