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Radio Emission from Flare Star V371 Orionis

Nature volume 199, pages 991993 (07 September 1963) | Download Citation

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DURING the past three years the Division of Radio-physics, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Sydney, Australia, has made a systematic attempt to detect radio emission from a number of the so-called flare stars situated in the Sun's vicinity. Slee, Patston and Higgins1 have described the earlier work and results. Lovell, Whipple and Solomon2 have also recently published the results of a similar flare-star survey conducted at Jodrell Bank. Taken together, these two surveys have established with a reasonable degree of certainty that at least some of the flares on the six red dwarfs examined were accompanied by detectable radio emission.

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  1. C.S.I.R.O., Radiophysics Laboratory, Sydney.

    • O. B. SLEE
  2. Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.

    • LEONARD H. SOLOMON
  3. Astronomical Society of New South Wales, Australia.

    • G. E. PATSTON

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