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DENIS J081730.0-615520 is abbreviated as DEN 0817-6155 and also known as 2MASS 08173001-6155158. It is the second nearest isolated T-Class brown dwarf to the Sun and the brightest in the sky (it had been missed before due to its proximity to the galactic plain). In the constellation Carina.It discovered in 2010 and has about 15 times the mass of Jupiter. Methane has been detected in its atmosphere.

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