Photometric flaring fraction of M dwarf stars from the SkyMapper Southern Survey

@article{Chang2019PhotometricFF,
  title={Photometric flaring fraction of M dwarf stars from the SkyMapper Southern Survey},
  author={Seo-Won Chang and Christian Wolf and Christopher A. Onken},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2019}
}
We present our search for flares from M dwarf stars in the SkyMapper Southern Survey DR1, which covers nearly the full Southern hemisphere with six-filter sequences that are repeatedly observed in the passbands uvgriz. This allows us to identify bona fide flares in single-epoch observations on time-scales of less than four minutes. Using a correlation-based outlier search algorithm we find 254 flare events in the amplitude range of Δu ∼ 0.1 to 5 mag. In agreement with previous work, we… 
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