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the mean magnetic field of the sun - method of observation and relation to the interplanetary magnetic fieldThe mean solar magnetic field as measured in integrated light has been observed since 1968. Since 1970 it has been observed both at Hale Observatories and at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory. The observing procedures at both observatories and their implications for mean field measurements are discussed. A comparison of the two sets of daily observations shows that similar results are obtained at both observatories. A comparison of the mean field with the interplanetary magnetic polarity shows that the IMF sector structure has the same pattern as the mean field polarity.
Document ID
19770060049
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
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Authors
Scherrer, P. H.
(Stanford Univ. CA, United States)
Wilcox, J. M.
(Stanford University Stanford, Calif., United States)
Kotov, V.
(Stanford Univ. CA, United States)
Severnyi, A. B.
(Krymskaia Astrofizicheskaia Observatoriia Nauchny, Ukrainian SSR, United States)
Howard, R.
(Hale Observatories Pasadena, Calif., United States)
Date Acquired
August 9, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1977
Publication Information
Publication: Solar Physics
Volume: 52
Subject Category
SOLAR PHYSICS
Report/Patent Number
AD-A071683
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: N00014-76-C-0207
CONTRACT_GRANT: NSF DES-75-15664
CONTRACT_GRANT: NGR-05-020-559
CONTRACT_GRANT: NSF ATM-74-19007
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