X-ray and optical observations of the flare star Wolf 630 AB and of VB 8 G.

  • G. Tagliaferri
  • N. E. White
  • P. Giommi
  • J. G. Doyle
Heating of Stellar Chromospheres and Coronae
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 291)


Results from three EXOSAT observations of Wolf 630 AB are reported. Two X-ray flares have been detected, one simultaneous with an Hα flare. During the second observation a large increase in the X-ray flux from the nearby star VB 8 was also detected.


Emission Measure Decay Phase Flare Star Flare Maximum Loop Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Tagliaferri
    • 1
  • N. E. White
    • 1
  • P. Giommi
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. G. Doyle
    • 3
  1. 1.Space Science Dept. ESTECEXOSAT ObservatoryNoordwijkThe Netherlands
  2. 2.CNR, Istituto di Fisica CosmicaItaly
  3. 3.ARMAGH ObservatoryArmaghN. Ireland

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