Red dwarf star CHRX 73 A and companion object
Date: 07 September 2006
Depicts: Red Dwarf and Brown Dwarf companion
Copyright: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon (STScI)
This is an artist's concept of the red dwarf star CHRX 73 (upper left) and its companion CHRX 73 B in the foreground (lower right) weighing in at 12 Jupiter masses. CHRX 73 B is one of the smallest companion objects ever seen around a normal star beyond our Sun.
Last Update: 1 September 2019