Accession Number:

ADA031300

Title:

Magnetic Fields in the Solar Atmosphere.

Descriptive Note:

Environmental research papers,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE GEOPHYSICS LAB HANSCOM AFB MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-22

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

This paper describes the magnetic field configurations observed in the solar atmosphere including the corona and the solar wind. The techniques for observing solar magnetic fields are briefly reviewed. The significance of Alfven waves in transporting energy is stressed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE