AAVSO HOME > publications > ejaavso
 
 
eJAAVSO

Mapping the Solar Corona

pdf    ps

 

Fred Espenak

8523 Greenbelt Rd. #103, Greenbelt, MD 20770

 

Abstract

 

The largest object in the solar system is indisputably the solar corona. This fact alone justifies extensive investigations into the physical nature of the sun's atmosphere. However, the corona is also the outermost shell of the nearest star to earth; as such, it is a reflection of the internal processes which govern all stars.

 

 
 
  search engine |  site map |  links |  contact us