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2018ApJ...856...51R - Astrophys. J., 856, 51-51 (2018/March-3)

X-ray flare oscillations track plasma sloshing along star-disk magnetic tubes in the Orion star-forming region.


Abstract (from CDS):

Pulsing X-ray emission tracks the plasma "echo" traveling in an extremely long magnetic tube that flares in an Orion pre-main sequence (PMS) star. On the Sun, flares last from minutes to a few hours and the longest-lasting ones typically involve arcades of closed magnetic tubes. Long-lasting X-ray flares are observed in PMS stars. Large-amplitude (∼20%), long-period (∼3 hr) pulsations are detected in the light curve of day-long flares observed by the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer on-board Chandra from PMS stars in the Orion cluster. Detailed hydrodynamic modeling of two flares observed on V772 Ori and OW Ori shows that these pulsations may track the sloshing of plasma along a single long magnetic tube, triggered by a sufficiently short (∼1 hr) heat pulse. These magnetic tubes are >=20 solar radii long, enough to connect the star with the surrounding disk.

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Journal keyword(s): stars: coronae - stars: flare - stars: formation - X-rays: stars

Simbad objects: 3

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Number of rows : 3

N Identifier Otype ICRS (J2000)
ICRS (J2000)
Mag U Mag B Mag V Mag R Mag I Sp type #ref
1850 - 2020
1 V* V772 Ori Fl* 05 34 48.8269382939 -05 23 17.900200148 19.244 17.469 16.188   13.032 M1 39 0
2 NAME Orion Nebula Cluster OpC 05 35.0 -05 29           ~ 1927 1
3 V* OW Ori Or* 05 35 54.3292905168 -05 26 44.524694561 17.325 16.876 16.017   13.353 M0.5e 52 0

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