A dwarf star that displays spasmodic outbursts of radiation, believed to be due to extremely intense flares.
- The nearest example of a flare star is none other than Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Sun.
- These stars, called flare stars, can erupt as often as every few hours, and with an intensity far greater than flares from our sun.
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