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Solar Physics

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 198–212 | Cite as

Solar soft X-ray flare spectra from OSO-4

  • J. F. Meekins
  • G. A. Doschek
  • H. Friedman
  • T. A. Chubb
  • R. W. Kreplin
Article

Abstract

Solar flare spectral data, covering the wavelength range 0.7–8.5 Å, are derived from the NRL Bragg crystal spectrometers aboard OSO-4. A detailed analysis of the soft X-ray spectra for the 3b flare of 16 November 1967 (2140 UT) is presented, and it is found that electron temperatures derived from continua and emission lines are compatible with a two or more component plasma, differing in temperature by 6–10 × 106K.

Keywords

Flare Detailed Analysis Spectral Data Wavelength Range Emission Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Meekins
    • 1
  • G. A. Doschek
    • 1
  • H. Friedman
    • 1
  • T. A. Chubb
    • 1
  • R. W. Kreplin
    • 1
  1. 1.E. O. Hulburt Center for Space Research, Naval Research LaboratoryWashington, D.C.U.S.A.

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