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VLA Observations of the X-Ray Bright Hyades M-Dwarfs

  • Jean-Pierre Caillault
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 143)

Abstract

The nine M-dwarfs in the Hyades Cluster which were detected as X-ray sources by the EINSTEIN Observatory have been observed with the VLA at 6 cm; only upper limits to the microwave emission were obtained (~0.1–0.2 mJy). However, a recent rotational velocity study of these stars using the MMT and an argument that cool, dark regions must necessarily exist on these stars, enables us to compare these Hyades M-dwarfs to other radio and X-ray active M-dwarfs.

Keywords

Rotational Period Emission Mechanism Microwave Emission Flare Star Thermal Bremsstrahlung 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Caillault
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    • 2
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, National Bureau of StandardsUniversity of ColoradoBoulderUSA
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of GeorgiaAthensGreece

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