NASA Telescopes See Weather Patterns in Brown Dwarf

Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have probed the stormy atmosphere of a brown dwarf, creating the most detailed “weather map” yet for this class of cool, star-like orbs. The forecast shows wind-driven, planet-sized clouds enshrouding these strange worlds. This artist’s conception illustrates the brown dwarf named 2MASSJ22282889-431026. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Brown dwarfs …

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