A Caltech Library Service

A continuum bright point at the penumbral edge

Zirin, H. and Moore, R. L. (1980) A continuum bright point at the penumbral edge. Solar Physics, 67 (1). pp. 79-82. ISSN 0038-0938. doi:10.1007/bf00146683.

[img] PDF (ADS) - Published Version
See Usage Policy.


Use this Persistent URL to link to this item:


A small continuum bright point, observed at the outer edge of the penumbra of a small spot in a large complex spot group, is related to an occurrence beneath the Sun's surface. The characteristics of the point appear to be unique, and the name ‘penumbra-periphery bright point’ is proposed.

Item Type:Article
Related URLs:
URLURL TypeDescription
Additional Information:© 1980 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. Received 25 January, 1980. This work was supported by NASA under NGL 05-002-034 and NSF under ATM 76-21132. The observations were made by Eugene Longbrake and Jack Klemroth; we thank Frances Tang and Margaret Liggett for doing the figure.
Funding AgencyGrant Number
NASANGL 05-002-034
Subject Keywords:Outer Edge; Large Complex; Small Spot; Bright Point; Spot Group
Issue or Number:1
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20200616-072708982
Persistent URL:
Official Citation:Zirin, H., Moore, R.L. A continuum bright point at the penumbral edge. Sol Phys 67, 79–82 (1980).
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:103937
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:22 Jun 2020 17:35
Last Modified:16 Nov 2021 18:26

Repository Staff Only: item control page