UV Ceti stars

UV Ceti stars

(see -tÿ, set -ee) See flare stars.
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UV Ceti stars

[¦yü¦vē ′sed·ē ‚stärz]
(astronomy)
A class of stars that have brief outbursts of energy over their surface areas; they may have an increase of about 1 magnitude for periods of 1 hour; the type star is UV Ceti. Also known as flare stars.
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