Accession Number : AD0743509

Title :   Why Does the Sun Sometimes Look Like a Magnetic Monopole,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CALIF INST FOR PLASMA RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Wilcox,John M.

Report Date : 11 MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : For several months in early 1965 the sun appeared to have large-scale magnetic field directed outwards at nearly all latitudes and longitudes. Several independent observations that lead to this puzzling situation are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR ATMOSPHERE, MAGNETIC FIELDS), SUNSPOTS

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE