Dec 23, 2021

Probable detection of an eruptive filament from a superflare on a solar-type star

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An energetic eruptive filament on EK Draconis most probably launched a coronal mass ejection with a mass ten times larger than the largest solar coronal mass ejection. Studying such ejections provides insight into stellar angular momentum loss and the habitability of orbiting planets.

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