A Search for Optical AGN Variability in 35,000 Low-mass Galaxies with the Palomar Transient Factory

Vivienne F. Baldassare et al 2020 ApJ 896 10

PTF detection of optical variability in 417 active nuclei of nearby galaxies, including 237 with stellar masses between 107 and 1010 M, reveals no dependence of variability properties with stellar mass.