WHITE-LIGHT FLARES ON COOL STARS IN THE KEPLER QUARTER 1 DATA

@article{Walkowicz2011WHITELIGHTFO,
  title={WHITE-LIGHT FLARES ON COOL STARS IN THE KEPLER QUARTER 1 DATA},
  author={Lucianne M. Walkowicz and Gibor Basri and Natalie M. Batalha and Ronald L. Gilliland and Jon M. Jenkins and William J. Borucki and David J. Koch and Douglas A. Caldwell and Andrea K. Dupree and David W. Latham and Soeren Meibom and Steve B. Howell and Timothy M. Brown and Stephen T. Bryson},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={141}
}
We present the results of a search for white-light flares on ∼23,000 cool dwarfs in the Kepler Quarter 1 long cadence data. We have identified 373 flaring stars, some of which flare multiple times during the observation period. We calculate relative flare energies, flare rates, and durations and compare these with the quiescent photometric variability of our sample. We find that M dwarfs tend to flare more frequently but for shorter durations than K dwarfs and that they emit more energy… 

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