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Solar corona and solar wind

COSPAR. Plenary Meeting.

Solar corona and solar wind

proceedings of Symposium 9 of the COSPAR Twenty-eighth Plenary Meeting held in the Hague, the Netherlands, 25 June-6 July 1990

by COSPAR. Plenary Meeting.

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Published by Published for the Committee on Space Research by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar wind -- Congresses.,
  • Sun -- Corona -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by E. Antonucci and B.V. Somov.
    SeriesAdvances in space research -- v. 11, no. 1, Advances in space research -- v. 11, no. 1
    ContributionsAntonucci, E., Somov, B. V., COSPAR. Interdisciplinary Scientific Commission C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB529 .C75 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 410 p. :
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20766868M
    ISBN 10008041141X

    1. Introduction; 2. Brief history of coronal studies; 3. The coronal spectrum; 4. The solar cycle; 5. Ground-based observations; 6. Observations from space: I. The. Observations of the solar wind, the gas escaping from the Sun and out into space, hinted that the rain might be happening. And if she could just find it, the underlying rain-making physics would have major implications for the year-old mystery of why the Sun’s outer atmosphere, known as the corona, is so much hotter than its surface.

    Solar magnetic field is embedded in the plasma and flows outward with the solar wind. Different regions on the Sun produce solar wind of different speeds and densities. Coronal holes produce solar wind of high speed, ranging from to kilometers per second.   At solar maximum, the dipolar and toroidal fields are effective in ensuring that almost the entire corona is encompassed by closed magnetic loops. As the solar cycle progresses, the magnetic loops at the poles become both stretched and disconnected and thus open. Hence the high speed wind is stronger, (’more-blowy’!) at solar minimum.

    Solar Coronal Data. The Solar Corona is the outermost layer of the sun's atmosphere--a very hot halo (millions of degrees), that, in the form of the solar wind, extends well past the Earth's orbit. The corona is observed in detail during solar eclipses. In practice, the corona is observed routinely by ground-based and satellite coronagraphs in the red line Fe X (nm -- ten times ionized. The Solar Wind The solar wind plasma, like the SEPs, is accelerated in the solar corona, and thus its composition is expected to agree with that of the corona, not the photosphere. Element abundances in the solar wind can be determined either by the foil collection technique,asusedontheApollomissions(Geissetal)and,Cited by:


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