High-resolution ultraviolet solar observations from sounding rockets and spacelab
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- Brueckner, G.E. Space Sci Rev (1981) 29: 407. doi:10.1007/BF00239485
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High spatial (∼1″) and temporal (20 s) resolution UV spectroscopy of the Sun has been carried out with a new instrument flown on sounding rockets. These observations reveal a multitude of new highly energetic phenomena in the outer solar atmosphere which may play a decisive rôle in the mechanical energy balance of the chromosphere, transition zone and corona.