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Solar Physics

, Volume 155, Issue 1, pp 199–202 | Cite as

Optical output of the 24 April 1984 white-light flare

  • Donald F. Neidig
  • Hartmut Grosser
  • Mary Hrovat
Solar Physics Letters

Abstract

Results of quantitative, two-dimensional photographic photometry of the spectacular 24 April 1984 white-light flare (WLF) are presented, including measurements of optical continuum peak flux, spectrum, and power. The WLF light curve peaks nearly simultaneously with the flare hard x-rays, but precedes the peak soft x-ray thermal emission by several minutes.

Keywords

Flare Light Curve Thermal Emission Optical Output Peak Flux 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald F. Neidig
    • 1
  • Hartmut Grosser
    • 2
  • Mary Hrovat
    • 3
  1. 1.Phillips Laboratory (AFMC), Geophysics DirectorateNational Solar Observatory/Sacramento PeakSunspotUSA
  2. 2.Universitaets-SternwarteGottingenGermany
  3. 3.Indiana University LibrariesBloomingtonUSA

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