# A Panchromatic View of Brown Dwarf Aurorae

@article{Pineda2017APV,
title={A Panchromatic View of Brown Dwarf Aurorae},
author={J. Sebastian Pineda and Gregg Hallinan and Melodie M. Kao},
journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
year={2017}
}
• Published 2017
• Physics
• arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
Stellar coronal activity has been shown to persist into the low-mass star regime, down to late M-dwarf spectral types. However, there is now an accumulation of evidence suggesting that at the end of the main sequence there is a transition in the nature of the magnetic activity from chromospheric and coronal to planet-like and auroral, from local impulsive heating via flares and MHD wave dissipation to energy dissipation from strong large-scale magnetospheric current systems. We examine this… Expand
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