Volume 520, September-October 2010
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|Published online||07 October 2010|
A scenario of planet erosion by coronal radiation (Corrigendum)*
Laboratorio de Astrofísica Estelar y Exoplanetas,
Centro de Astrobiología / CSIC-INTA, LAEFF Campus, PO Box 78,
28691 Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Institut de Ciènces de l'Espai (CSIC-IEEC), Campus UAB, Fac. de Ciències, Torre C5-parell-2a planta, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
3 INAF – Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo G. S. Vaiana, Piazza del Parlamento 1, 90134 Palermo, Italy
4 SOC, European Space Agency, ESAC, Apartado 78, 28691 Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain
5 Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, 38205 La Laguna, Spain
6 Grantecan CALP, 38712 Breña Baja, La Palma, Spain
7 Spanish Virtual Observatory, Centro de Astrobiología / CSIC-INTA, LAEFF Campus, Madrid, Spain
8 Dpto. de Física Teórica, C-XI, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
In the notes to Table 1, a unit conversion was incorrect. The text should read 1 MJ Gyr-1 = 6.02e+13 g s-1. As a consequence in the 3rd paragraph of Sect. 3, the mass loss taking place in τ Boo b should be = 0.011 MJ Gyr-1 for ρ = 1 g cm-3, or = 3.4 Gyr-1 in Earth mass units. Independently, the values of “ accumulated”, in Col. 12 of Table 1 were calculated using an obsolete formula and were thus slightly underestimated, generally by 0.2. As a consequence Fig. 2 should show all values at a slightly higher position, although this is of no relevance for the conclusions of the paper. Table 1 and Fig. 2 are reproduced in their correct version here. At the end of 5th paragraph of Sect. 2, the hard limit of X-ray flux accumulated after 10 Gyr should be ~1022.14 erg cm-2, instead of ~1021.76 erg cm-2, and our highest flux is now 1021.23 erg cm-2 instead of 1021.05 erg cm-2.
Key words: planetary systems / stars: coronae / astrobiology / X-rays: stars / errata, addenda
Table 1 is only available in electronic form at http://www.aanda.org
© ESO, 2010
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