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3D Coronal Structures and Magnetic Field During the Total Solar Eclipse of 29 March 2006

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The good quality of the observing sequence of about 60 photographs of the white-light corona taken during the total solar eclipse observations on 29 March 2006, in Al Sallum, Egypt, enable us to use a new method of image processing for enhancement of the fine structure of coronal phenomena. We present selected magnetic-field lines derived for different parameters of the extrapolation model. The coincidence of the observed coronal white-light fine structures and the computed field-line positions provides a 3D causal relationship between coronal structures and the coronal magnetic field.

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Ambrož, P., Druckmüller, M., Galal, A.A. et al. 3D Coronal Structures and Magnetic Field During the Total Solar Eclipse of 29 March 2006. Sol Phys 258, 243–265 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11207-009-9413-y

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Keywords

  • Eclipse observations
  • Corona, structures
  • Magnetic fields, corona