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Mapping the Solar Corona

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Fred Espenak

8523 Greenbelt Rd. #103, Greenbelt, MD 20770




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.


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