Space Science Reviews

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 407–418

High-resolution ultraviolet solar observations from sounding rockets and spacelab

Authors

  • G. E. Brueckner
    • E. O. Hulburt Center for Space Research, Naval Research Laboratory
IV. Related Space Experiments (Results and Projects)

DOI: 10.1007/BF00239485

Cite this article as:
Brueckner, G.E. Space Sci Rev (1981) 29: 407. doi:10.1007/BF00239485

Abstract

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.

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