View Full Version : Starspot cycles

Tom Mazanec
2014-Nov-20, 06:42 PM
Have we detected starspots on other stars, especially G dwarfs? If so, what kind of cycles do they undergo?

2014-Nov-21, 03:29 AM
Yes, we have. A few astronomers have monitored sun-like stars for many, many years in order to look for evidence of stellar cycles. Sallie Baliunas is one of the big names in that field -- check out articles by her on ADS.

Oh, here's one recentish article (not by Baliunas) which might get you started: