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1996A&A...311..651B - Astronomy and Astrophysics, volume 311, 651-660 (1996/7-2)

Cool prominences in the corona of the rapidly rotating dMe star, HK Aquarii.

BYRNE P.B., EIBE M.T. and ROLLESTON W.R.J.

Abstract (from CDS):

We report the discovery of cool, prominence-like material embedded in the hot corona of the rapidly rotating dMe flare/spot variable, HKAqr. Using these observations we demonstrate that, unlike the case of the rapidly rotating K dwarf, ABDor, these features form well below the co-rotation radius. Rather they have dimensions between 3-20 times those of the very largest solar prominences. At least seven clouds were detected during each stellar rotation and they have a lifetime of greater than the three nights spanned by our data.

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Journal keyword(s): stars: late-type - stars: activity - stars: chromospheres - stars: individual: HK Aqr

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