Release Images

Release No.: 2015-26
For Release: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 9:00am

Tiny, Ultracool Star is Super Stormy

artist's impression of red dwarf star TVLM 513-46546

Artist's impression of red dwarf star TVLM 513-46546. ALMA observations suggest that it has an amazingly powerful magnetic field (shown by the blue lines), potentially associated with a flurry of solar-flare-like eruptions.

NRAO/AUI/NSF; Dana Berry / SkyWorks

artist's impression of red dwarf star TVLM 513-46546

Animation of artist's impression of red dwarf star TVLM 513-46546. ALMA observations suggest that it has an amazingly powerful magnetic field (shown by the blue lines), potentially associated with a flurry of solar-flare-like eruptions.

NRAO/AUI/NSF; Dana Berry / SkyWorks

artist's impression of red dwarf star TVLM 513-46546

Animation of artist's impression of red dwarf star TVLM 513-46546. ALMA observations suggest that it has an amazingly powerful magnetic field, potentially associated with a flurry of solar-flare-like eruptions.

NRAO/AUI/NSF; Dana Berry / SkyWorks