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MINIMUM CORONA [1 record]

Record 1 1986-10-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Physics
  • The Sun (Astronomy)
DEF

Elliptic residue set of solar activity showing a few large quiescent prominences and helmets as well as streamers extending above the equator, and polar plumes following the lines of polar magnetic fields.

CONT

In its extreme form, the minimum corona can be described completely by two features: the equatorial streamers and polar plumes.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique
  • Soleil (Astronomie)
CONT

La couronne de minimum est constituée par l'atmosphère extérieure solaire possédant une structure elliptique caractérisée par une ceinture équatoriale diffuse dont l'éclat s'affaiblit rapidement à une distance du limbe, et par des rayons polaires formant des houppes aux pôles nord et sud du Soleil.

Spanish

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