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The structure and dynamics of the solar corona

The structure and dynamics of the solar corona

NASA space physics theory contract NAS5-96081, second year progress report covering the period July 16, 1997 to June 15, 1998

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical models.,
  • Solar corona.,
  • Magnetohydrodynamics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsubmitted by Zoran Mikić, principal investigator.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA/CR-208312., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-208312.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18133474M

      A Guide to the Solar Corona is specifically directed to the space scientist or engineer who is not a specialist in solar physics, but whose work requires a fairly detailed knowledge of the corona. It is hoped that the material may prove useful to most graduate students in astrophysics, while solar physicists may find some topics of interest and Book Edition: 1. This graphic of the solar system was made using real images of the planets and comet Hale-Bopp. It is not to scale! To show a scale model of the solar system with the Sun being 1cm would require about 64 meters of paper! Image credit: Maggie Mosetti, NASA. This book was produced to commemorate the Year of the Solar System (, a martian.

    The structure and dynamics of the corona are dominated by the solar magnetic field. There are strong evidences that even the heating mechanism, responsible for its high temperature of million degrees, is linked to the magnetic field of the Sun. The dynamics of complex plasma arcades in the solar corona frequently results in ejection of billions of tons of magnetized plasma into interplanetary space. Due to both observational limitations and the intrinsic complexity of these configurations, their three-dimensional structure and eruption mechanism are subjects of debate. The polar coronal holes are growing in size at this time and the global structure of the corona often appears “tilted” away from the rotation axis (N). (c) Solar minimum, similar to the configuration seen on the cover image of this report. At minimum, the polar coronal holes are at their largest.

      This paper reports observations from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft that reveal rapidly rotating magnetic structures in the transition region and low corona that are associated with. These four images of a solar flare on Octo , show from the left: light from the Sun at a wavelength of angstroms, which shows the structure of loops of solar material in the corona; ultraviolet at angstroms, which shows light from the region of the Sun’s atmosphere where flares originate; light at angstroms, which. The book is written for senior undergraduates, graduate students, lecturers, engineers and researchers in solar-terrestrial physics, space weather theory, modeling, and prediction, computational fluid dynamics, and MHD simulations. It helps readers to fully understand and implement a robust and versatile MHD code based on the cell-centered FVM.


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