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The mystery of the chromosphere

Zirin, Harold (1996) The mystery of the chromosphere. Solar Physics, 169 (2). pp. 313-326. ISSN 0038-0938. doi:10.1007/bf00190608. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20200515-110542406

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Abstract

We discuss many aspects of the solar chromosphere from an observational point of view, and show that most existing models are in direct contradiction to radio and eclipse measurements. We plead for attention to the actual observed radio temperatures and density gradients, as well as images of the chromosphere. We find that the chromosphere is not in hydrostatic equilibrium and suggest that the support is due to the tangled intranetwork fields.


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Additional Information:© 1996 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. Received 04 September 1996; Revised 01 October 1996. I appreciate the help of Anders Johannesson who showed me how to carry out the high-pass filtering. This work was supported by NSF under grant ATM-9525971 and by NASA under Grant NAGW-1972.
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Subject Keywords:Density Gradient; Hydrostatic Equilibrium; Observational Point; Direct Contradiction; Solar Chromosphere
Issue or Number:2
DOI:10.1007/bf00190608
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Official Citation:Zirin, H. The mystery of the chromosphere. Sol Phys 169, 313–326 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00190608
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