Hubble Telescope observes superflares from dwarf stars to affect the habitability of planets
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As per the NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, it has been found that the violent flares which are seen from the host star which make the planets orbit in an uninhabitable by affecting the atmospheres.

It is like a program in which Hubble is said to be observing this type of stars which is done with the help of the HAZMAT Habitable Zones as well as M dwarf Activity across the Time. The NASA said this in the statement.

The meaning of the word, HAZMAT is said to be describing the substances which pose some risk to the environment. M dwarf is said to be an astronomical term for the red dwarf star. They are said to be the smallest as well as most abundant and longest-lived type of the star in the galaxy. This program is said to be an ultraviolet survey of the red dwarfs which is at the three ages that are young, intermediate as well as old.

As per the NASA, the stellar flares that come from red dwarfs, they are said to be bright in the ultraviolet wavelengths. These flares are said to be powered by the intense magnetic fields which can able to get tangled by the roiling emotions of the stellar atmosphere. It has been seen that when they get intense, then the fields can able to break as well as reconnect. As a result, they unleash some large amount of energy.

Till now, the team of researchers has found flares which are said to be from youngest dwarfs who all are about 40 million years old.  This period is said to be young as it is when the terrestrial planets are formed. These young red dwarfs are said to be active stars who all can able to influence the atmospheric chemistry as well as can able to strip off the atmospheres of the planets.  

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