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Flare star

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A flare star is a variable star that can undergo unpredictable dramatic increases in brightness for a few minutes. [1]

35 relations: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Astrophysics and Space Science, AT Microscopii, Barnard's Star, Brown dwarf, Convection, Electromagnetic spectrum, General Catalogue of Variable Stars, II Pegasi, Kepler (spacecraft), Light-year, Luyten 726-8, Magnetic field, Magnetic reconnection, NASA, National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory, Neupert effect, Proxima Centauri, Radio wave, Red dwarf, RS Canum Venaticorum variable, Science Daily, Solar flare, Star, Stellar classification, Sun, Sunspot, Superflare, The Astrophysical Journal, TVLM 513-46546, Variable star, Wolf 359, X-ray, 2MASS J18352154-3123385.

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering theoretical, observational, and instrumental astronomy and astrophysics.

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Astrophysics and Space Science

Astrophysics and Space Science is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering astronomy, astrophysics, and space science and astrophysical aspects of astrobiology.

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AT Microscopii

AT Microscopii is a binary star system located at a distance of from the Sun in the constellation of Microscopium.

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Barnard's Star

Barnard's Star is a very-low-mass red dwarf about 6 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

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Brown dwarf

Brown dwarfs are substellar objects that occupy the mass range between the heaviest gas giant planets and the lightest stars, having masses between approximately 13 to 75–80 times that of Jupiter, or approximately to about.

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Convection is the heat transfer due to bulk movement of molecules within fluids such as gases and liquids, including molten rock (rheid).

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Electromagnetic spectrum

The electromagnetic spectrum is the range of frequencies (the spectrum) of electromagnetic radiation and their respective wavelengths and photon energies.

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General Catalogue of Variable Stars

The General Catalogue of Variable Stars (GCVS) is a list of variable stars.

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II Pegasi

II Pegasi is a binary star system in the constellation of Pegasus with an apparent magnitude of 7.4 and a distance of 130 light years.

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Kepler (spacecraft)

Kepler is a space observatory launched by NASA to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars.

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The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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Luyten 726-8

Luyten 726-8, also known as Gliese 65, is a binary star system that is one of Earth's nearest neighbors, at about 8.7 light years from Earth in the constellation Cetus.

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Magnetic field

A magnetic field is a vector field that describes the magnetic influence of electrical currents and magnetized materials.

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Magnetic reconnection

Magnetic reconnection is a physical process in highly conducting plasmas in which the magnetic topology is rearranged and magnetic energy is converted to kinetic energy, thermal energy, and particle acceleration.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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National Optical Astronomy Observatory

The National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) is the United States national observatory for ground-based nighttime ultraviolet-optical-infrared (OUVIR) astronomy.

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Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory

The Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory, previously called the Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Mission, is a NASA space telescope designed to detect gamma-ray bursts (GRBs).

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Neupert effect

The Neupert Effect refers to an empirical tendency for high-energy ('hard') X-ray emission to coincide temporally with the rate of rise of lower-energy ('soft') X-ray emission of a solar flare.

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Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri, or Alpha Centauri C, is a red dwarf, a small low-mass star, about from the Sun in the constellation of Centaurus.

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Radio wave

Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum longer than infrared light.

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Red dwarf

A red dwarf (or M dwarf) is a small and relatively cool star on the main sequence, of M spectral type.

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RS Canum Venaticorum variable

RS Canum Venaticorum variables are a type of variable star.

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Science Daily

Science Daily is an American website that aggregates press releases and publishes lightly edited press releases (a practice called churnalism) about science, similar to Phys.org and EurekAlert!.

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Solar flare

A solar flare is a sudden flash of increased Sun's brightness, usually observed near its surface.

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A star is type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity.

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Stellar classification

In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.

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The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System.

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Sunspots are temporary phenomena on the Sun's photosphere that appear as spots darker than the surrounding areas.

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Superflares are very strong explosions observed on stars with energies up to ten thousand times that of typical solar flares.

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The Astrophysical Journal

The Astrophysical Journal, often abbreviated ApJ (pronounced "ap jay") in references and speech, is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of astrophysics and astronomy, established in 1895 by American astronomers George Ellery Hale and James Edward Keeler.

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TVLM 513-46546

TVLM 513-46546 is an ultracool red dwarf in the constellation Boötes, exhibiting a flare star activity and all the same varying semi-regularly due to dissimilarly bright hemispheres and a rotation period of about two days.

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Variable star

A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.

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Wolf 359

Wolf 359 is a red dwarf star located in the constellation Leo, near the ecliptic.

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X-rays make up X-radiation, a form of electromagnetic radiation.

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2MASS J18352154-3123385

2MASS J18352154-3123385, shortened 2MASS J1835, is a binary Red dwarf system about 27 light years from the Earth.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flare_star

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