flare star

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a red dwarf star in which luminosity can change several magnitudes in a few minutes

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The archetypal flare star, UV Cet, was discovered in 1948 September.
Their subsequent investigations showed that rather than being a flare star, V1212 Tau is a dwarf nova of the SU UMa family.
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At a press conference last week, researchers announced that the Hubble Space Telescope had detected such radiation from a Milky Way flare star called AU Microscopium.
This object is a flare star, though its brightness variations are only from about apparent magnitude 6.
Flare Star and Pauline Ryan stayed on best of all to win the 1m4f handicap for Tom Hogan, while Charlies First, trained by Peter Casey and ridden by his son and namesake, landed the 2m handicap.
Like many red dwarfs, especially young ones, it's a flare star.
Rajeh, attempting 1m4f for the first time, completed Mc-Donogh's hat-trick when pouncing inside the final furlong to beat well-fancied outsider Flare Star by a length and a half in the three-year-old maiden.