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JWST’s ‘shocking’ discovery may hint at hidden exomoon around ‘failed star’

NASAJWST's 'shocking' discovery may hint at hidden exomoon around 'failed star'


Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), astronomers have made the surprising discovery of methane emissions coming from a brown dwarf, or “failed star.”

The find suggests that the brown dwarf features aurorae, and might even be orbited by an undiscovered exomoon, researchers said.

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