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The Hα/Hβ ratio in solar flares

Zirin, Harold and Liggett, Margaret and Patterson, Alan (1982) The Hα/Hβ ratio in solar flares. Solar Physics, 76 (2). pp. 387-392. ISSN 0038-0938. doi:10.1007/bf00170993.

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We have measured the ratio of Hα to Hβ central intensities in the peak kernels of 14 flares, using simultaneous filtergrams. The ratio is typically one with some scatter. By contrast, in stellar flares the ratio is about 0.8.

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Additional Information:© 1982 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. Received 7 November, 1980; in revised form 16 April, 1981. This work was supported by NASA under grant NGL 05-002-034 and the Atmospheric Sciences section of the NSF under ATM76-21132.
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Subject Keywords:Flare; Central Intensity; Solar Flare; Stellar Flare; Peak Kernel
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Official Citation:Zirin, H., Liggett, M. & Patterson, A. The Hα/Hβ ratio in solar flares. Sol Phys 76, 387–392 (1982).
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