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Which planet is Sun's immediate neighbour?

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Asked by Whizkid, 05 Jan '08 05:17 pm
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Mercury
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 05 Jan '08 05:18 pm

 
  
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Mercury
Answered by prakash behera, 05 Jan '08 05:19 pm

 
  
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mercury which is my god too
Answered by pooja batra, 05 Jan '08 05:17 pm

 
  
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The Sun's New Exotic Neighbor: A Very Cool Brown Dwarf
ScienceDaily (Mar. 22, 2006) Using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile, an international team of researchers discovered a brown dwarf belonging to the 24th closest stellar system to the Sun. Brown dwarfs are intermediate objects that are neither stars nor planets. This object is the third closest brown dwarf to the Earth yet discovered, and one of the coolest, having a temperature of about 750 degrees Centigrade. It orbits a very small star at about 4.5 times the mean distance between the Earth and the Sun. Its mass is estimated to be somewhere between 9 and 65 times the mass of Jupiter.

At a time when astronomers are peering into the most distant Universe, looking at objects as far as 13 billion light-years away, one may think that our close neighbourhood would be very well known. Not so. Astronomers still find new star-like objects in our immediate vicinity. Using ESO's VLT, they just discove ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 05 Jan '08 05:20 pm

 
  
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