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View Full Version : Warm Coronal Loops May Hold the Key to Hot Solar Atmosphere



Fraser
2008-May-31, 04:40 PM
Coronal loops, the elegant and bright structures threading through the solar surface and into the solar atmosphere, are key to understanding why the corona is so hot. Yes, it's the Sun, and yes, it's hot, but its atmosphere is too hot. The puzzle as to why the solar corona is hotter than the Sun's photosphere [...]

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