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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But recentresearchfrom scientists like Danish physicist Henrik Svensmark demonstrates that variations in the suns output also affect the solar magnetic field and solar wind which directly influence ionization in the troposphere and cloud formation.
In fact, our results can be repeated by any researchers with the similar data - daily synoptic maps of full disk magnetic fields - available in many solar observatories, so they can derive their own evidence of upcoming Maunder Minimum in solar magnetic field and activity.
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.
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 exhibits an 11-year cycle of sunspots that are visible manifestations of an increased solar magnetic field.
Since the cosmic rays are partially deflected by the solar magnetic field filling interplanetary space, the production rate of beryllium-10 in the atmosphere varies with the strength of this magnetic field, which in turn is associated with the number of sunspots.
The result: The solar magnetic field and solar wind near Earth would have been half as strong during the minimum as they are in the modern era.
The purpose of this proposal is to elucidate the physics underlying the structure and dynamics of the solar magnetic field that is responsible for the Suns varied activity and its variability.