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Swift Catches Mega Flare from a Mini Star

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http://www.astropage.eu/index_news.php?id=1615 Swift registriert Superflare auf einem nahen roten Zwergstern In April 2014, NASA's Swift mission detected a massive superflare from a red dwarf star in the binary system DG CVn, located about 60 light-years away. Astronomers Rachel Osten of the Space Telescope Science Institute and Stephen Drake of NASA Goddard discuss this remarkable event. Image Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/S. Wiessinger