S320p.48 — Superflare Rates as a Function of Mass and Age in Kepler Clusters

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Aug 10th at 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM




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Author(s): Steven Saar2, Soren Meibom2, Paul Wright1

Institution(s): 1. Glasgow Univ., 2. SAO

The rate of very powerful, so-called superflares (log E > 33 ergs) is of great interest for space weather and planetary habitability. We identify flares in three Kepler clusters and explore trends in superflare rates as a function of mass, rotation, and age.