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Rocket photographs of fine structure and wave patterns in the solar temperature minimumA new series of high resolution pictures of the sun has been obtained during the second flight of the Transition Region Camera which occurred on September 23, 1980. The qualitative analysis of the results indicates that a substantial portion of the solar surface at the temperature minimum radiates in non-magnetic regions and from features below 1 arcsec in size. Wave patterns are observed on the 160 nm temperature minimum pictures. They are absent on the Lyman alpha pictures. Their physical characteristics are compatible with those of gravitational and acoustic waves generated by exploding granules.
Document ID
19820056283
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Bonnet, R. M. (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Verrieres-Le Buisson, France)
Decaudin, M. (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Verrieres-Le Buisson, France)
Foing, B. (CNRS, Laboratoire de Physique Stellaire et Planetaire, Verrieres-le-Buisson Essonne, France)
Bruner, M. (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Verrieres-Le Buisson, France)
Acton, L. W. (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Verrieres-Le Buisson, France)
Brown, W. A. (Lockheed Research Laboratories Palo Alto, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1982
Publication Information
Publication: Astronomy and Astrophysics
Volume: 111
Issue: 1, Ju
Subject Category
SOLAR PHYSICS
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: CNES-80-202
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS5-25727
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Public
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