Brown dwarf-like objects in NGC 3603?

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Brown dwarf-like objects in NGC 3603?

Post by Lazarus on 25th January 2011, 3:53 pm

This one's pretty weird...

Detection of brown dwarf-like objects in the core of NGC3603

Apparently too luminous to be brown dwarfs, too frequent to be background M-type supergiants. Might be bloated stars ("bloatars") formed by engulfing hot Jupiter-type planets. To be confirmed...
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