Magnetic Activity Cycles in the Exoplanet Host Star epsilon Eridani

@article{Metcalfe2012MagneticAC,
  title={Magnetic Activity Cycles in the Exoplanet Host Star epsilon Eridani},
  author={T. Metcalfe and A. Buccino and B. P. Brown and S. Mathur and D. Soderblom and T. Henry and P. Mauas and R. Petrucci and J. Hall and S. Basu},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2012}
}
  • T. Metcalfe, A. Buccino, +7 authors S. Basu
  • Published 2012
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics
  • The active K2 dwarf epsilon Eri has been extensively characterized, both as a young solar analog and more recently as an exoplanet host star. As one of the nearest and brightest stars in the sky, it provides an unparalleled opportunity to constrain stellar dynamo theory beyond the Sun. We confirm and document the 3 year magnetic activity cycle in epsilon Eri originally reported by Hatzes and coworkers, and we examine the archival data from previous observations spanning 45 years. The data show… CONTINUE READING
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