2MASS


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2MASSTwo Micron All-Sky Survey (astronomy)
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Astronomers found WISEA 1147 by sifting through images taken of the entire sky by WISE, in 2010, and 2MASS, about a decade earlier.
2015) Early results from VLT SPHERE: Long-slit spectroscopy of 2MASS 01222439 B, a young companion near the Deuterium burning limit.
Exploring stars such as 2MASS J18082002-5104378 may unlock secrets about their formation, and show what the universe was like at its very beginning.
315 derived from 2MASS (see remarks about Table 2, above) indicate a blended spectral type of around F2 and temperature ~7000 K.
Identified as 2MASS J1119-1137, the 10-million-year-old object is between four and eight times the mass of Jupiter, which means that the object falls in the mass range between a large planet and a small brown dwarf star, according to the website Science Daily, which referred to the study on the matter.
41 derived from the 2MASS catalogue entry for TW CrB.
The researchers turned Hubble and Spitzer simultaneously toward a brown dwarf with the long name of 2MASS J22282889-431026.
005 Program star details STAR UV Grus SPECTRAL TYPE N/A RA Dec GSC 2MASS SV (2000) (2000) B 22 19 53.
Taking more than 10 years to complete, the 2MASS Redshift Survey (2MRS) also is notable for extending closer to the Galactic plane than previous surveys - a region that's generally obscured by dust.
They propose that the star, dubbed 2MASS 1227-0447, may have come from a small galaxy that ventured close enough to the Milky Way to be ripped apart by gravitational forces.
To show the survey's results, the 2MASS images are usually represented in false color, with light recorded in the J infrared band (1.
I selected a group of nearby stars with similar colour and calculated their V and R magnitudes from the CMC-14 r' and 2MASS J and K magnitudes.