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Stellar Flare Statistics — Physical Consequences

  • N. I. Shakhovskaya

Abstract

The observational data permit us to establish clear statistical correlations between different parameters of stellar flare activity and the characteristics of quiet stars. These relations are:
  1. (i)

    between energies and frequencies of flares on stars of different luminosities;

     
  2. (ii)

    between total radiation energies of flares and quiet stars both in X-ray and Balmer emission lines;

     
  3. (iii)

    between flare decay rates just after the maxima and flare luminosities at maxima.

     

Keywords

Bright Star Coronal Emission Bolometric Luminosity Flare Star Faint Star 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. I. Shakhovskaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Crimean Astrophysical ObservatoryCrimeaUSSR

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