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Solar Physics

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 450–453 | Cite as

Compton effect interpretation of solar red shift

  • J. W. Kierein
  • B. M. Sharp
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Abstract

The hypothesis that the solar red shift is due to Compton scattering of solar radiation through the electrons in the solar atmosphere predicts a variation in magnitude of the red shift with position in good agreement with observation. Quasar red shifts may be similarly explained.

Keywords

Radiation Atmosphere Solar Radiation Solar Atmosphere Compton Scattering 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Kierein
    • 1
  • B. M. Sharp
    • 1
  1. 1.McDonnell Douglas Corp.St. LouisU.S.A.

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