Solar Prominences pp 355-380

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 415)

Formation and Large-Scale Patterns of Filament Channels and Filaments

Chapter

Abstract

The properties and large-scale patterns of filament channels and filaments are considered. Initially, the global formation locations of filament channels and filaments are discussed, along with their hemispheric pattern. Next, observations of the formation of filament channels and filaments are described where two opposing views are considered. Finally, the wide range of models that have been constructed to consider the formation of filament channels and filaments over long time-scales are described, along with the origin of the hemispheric pattern of filaments.

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  1. 1.School of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of St AndrewsFifeUK

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