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1st possible water clouds outside solar system

US-based astronomers have found a strong evidence for the existence of water clouds on a brown dwarf 7.2 light-years away, making it the first water clouds detected outside the solar system. Named 'WISE 0855', the brown dwarf, which is five times heavier than Jupiter, is also the coldest known object outside the solar system with a temperature of -23ºC.

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