Observations at 843 MHZ of quiescent emission from the flare star AT Mic

Alan Vaughan, M. I. Large

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    The Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope was used in 1983 and on four occasions in 1985 to map the 843-MHz continuum emission from a field including the flare star AT Mic. Quiescent emission, apparently from the star, was detected. The flux density varied from one observation to another, in the range 3 to 8 mJy at 843 MHz. These observations are thought to be the first reported of quiescent emission from a flare star at such a low frequency. The emission mechanism is not known.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)399-403
    Number of pages5
    JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 1986

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