Jupiter-size star generates titanic white-light ‘superflare’

interesting facts about superflares

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Interesting Facts About Superflares

astronomynow.com reports on an absolutely amazing superflare from a star the size of Jupiter.   The amount of light and energy emitted is simply astonishing.

An imagined superflare from a low-mass L dwarf star, an enormous explosion like one detected in 2017 that was 10 times more powerful than any in the Sun’s recorded history. Image: University of Warwick/Mark Garlick A small, borderline star about the size of Jupiter some 250 light years from […]

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