solar magnetic field


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Noun1.solar magnetic field - the magnetic field of the sun
interplanetary medium - interplanetary space including forms of energy and gas and dust
magnetic field, magnetic flux, flux - the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
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One of the sources of uncertainty that affect reconstructions of solar variability is that not only the influence of the solar magnetic field is recorded by the radionuclides; the strength of the Earth s magnetic field also contributes to modulate the rate of isotope productions.
According to Parker a nanoflare arises from an event of magnetic reconnection which converts the energy stored in the solar magnetic field into the motion of the plasma.
In this case, the toothpaste is the jets' plasma, and the rubber bands are the rings of the solar magnetic field.
IMaX was designed to overcome one of the major challenges facing astrophysics today, the solar magnetic field, which manifests itself in many different forms, such as the eleven year cycle, sunspots or solar storms and today, it is considered the key to a deeper understanding of the Sun.
This technique, called energetic neutral atom imaging, relies on the fact that the paths of neutral particles are not affected by the solar magnetic field.
The 50 papers discuss such matters as understanding the role of small-scale flux in solar spectral irradiance variation, the distributions of ultraviolet solar explosive events, tools for measuring the solar magnetic field in three dimensions, the expected performance of adaptive optics in large aperture solar telescopes, India's national large solar telescope, and the simple hyperspectral imaging polarimeter concept.
The sun's 11-year cycle is governed by flows of hot gas, or plasma, that transport parcels of the solar magnetic field.
The sun exhibits an 11-year cycle of sunspots that are visible manifestations of an increased solar magnetic field.
Inside the coronal hole you can see bright loops where the hot plasma outlines little pieces of the solar magnetic field sticking above the surface.
The solar magnetic field and the activity cycle originate in a self-excited dynamo mechanism based upon convective flows and rotation in the outer third of the solar radius.
Scientists have seen two of the three signs of interstellar arrival they expected to see: charged particles disappearing as they zoom out along the solar magnetic field and cosmic rays from far outside zooming in.
This quick rotation powered a strong solar magnetic field that heated the sun's atmosphere and generated a strong wind of charged particles.