Accession Number : AD0615487

Title :   PHYSICS OF THE SOLAR CORONA.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 1 May 64-31 Mar 65,

Corporate Author : COLORADO UNIV BOULDER DEPT OF ASTRO-GEOPHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Billings,Donald E.

Report Date : 31 MAR 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A summary is given of work on: (1) a book on the solar corona; (2) the development of a theory for the Moreton wave eminating from solar flares; (3) a study of the physics of coronal condensations through the intensity and profiles of the two coronal yellow lines and the coronal continuum; (4) a study, from Climax and Sacramento Peak prominence films, of the stability of quiescent prominences.

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR CORONA, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES), SOLAR FLARES, SOLAR SPECTRUM, MAGNETIC FIELDS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE