GALEX Ultraviolet Observations of Stellar Variability in the Hyades and Pleiades Clusters

@article{Browne2009GALEXUO,
  title={GALEX Ultraviolet Observations of Stellar Variability in the Hyades and Pleiades Clusters},
  author={Stanley E. Browne and Barry Y. Welsh and Jonathan M. Wheatley},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  year={2009},
  volume={121},
  pages={450-460}
}
We present GALEX near-ultraviolet (NUV: 1750-2750 A) and far-ultraviolet (FUV: 1350-1750 A) imaging observations of two 1.2° diameter fields in the Hyades and Pleiades open clusters in order to detect possible UV variability of the member stars. We have performed a detailed software search for short-term UV flux variability during these observations of the ~400 sources detected in each of the Hyades and Pleiades fields to identify flarelike (dMe) stellar objects. This search resulted in the… Expand

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