Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 243, Issue 1, pp 113–121 | Cite as

Coronal hole flux tubes and the problem of relating interplanetary and solar features

  • S. Bravo
Quasi-Static Structures


Coronal flux tubes have in general very large divergence, and the properties of their flow vary greatly inside the flux tube. We present here a general description of the evolution and the characteristics of coronal holes and discuss how these characteristics may lead to erroneous associations, between interplanetary and solar structures.

Key words

Coronal holes Solar wind sources 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Bravo
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  1. 1.Instituto de GeofísicaUNAMCoyoacánMéxico

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