Solar Physics

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 50–54 | Cite as

The O VI emission from the sun

  • Ben-Zion Kozlovsky
  • Harold Zirin
Article

Abstract

The ionization equilibrium of oxygen is calculated for various temperatures. A peculiarity in the dielectronic recombination leads to a considerable fraction of Ovi in the corona. Thus, the Ovi lines may be emitted from the corona rather than the transition region.

Keywords

Oxygen Recombination Transition Region Considerable Fraction Ionization Equilibrium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben-Zion Kozlovsky
    • 1
  • Harold Zirin
    • 2
  1. 1.Kellogg Radiation Laboratory, California Institute of TechnologyUSA
  2. 2.Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Institute of WashingtonUSA

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