Red Dwarfs

A small, relatively cool star of the main sequence. Red dwarfs constitute the majority of stars and have a mass of less than one-half of the Sun.


Colorful Dwarfs Most of the stars in our Milky Way galaxy are...
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Radio Programs

Superflares A big outburst from a tiny star Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Close Quartet A nearby stellar quartet Sunday, June 22, 2014
In the Zone Comfortable worlds around feeble stars Sunday, March 10, 2013
Moon and Jupiter Tiny planets around a tiny star Sunday, March 25, 2012
Faint Triplets A faint set of stellar triplets Sunday, October 7, 2012
Future Neighbor A future close neighbor to the Sun Thursday, June 14, 2012
AP Columbae A nearby stellar youngster Saturday, January 14, 2012
Van Biesbroeck's Star Hunting up a faint cosmic bulb Saturday, July 16, 2011
Red Dwarf Planets Looking for close planets around close stars Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Red Dwarfs Shining some light on feeble stars Monday, May 23, 2011

Featured Images

Superflare on one of the stars of DG Canum Venaticorum
Tiny Star, Big Outburst Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Three of the four planets that are known to orbit the red-dwarf star Gliese 581
Homey Star System Wednesday, April 28, 2010


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