The Quiet Sun

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About this Image

The bottom panel is an image of the quiet chromosphere of the Sun taken with the Yohkoh soft x-ray telescope. The concentric circles superimposed on the image indicate the location and field of view of two VLA images made on September 23, 1992. The upper left panel shows the VLA image made at a wavelength of 1.3 cm (inner circle), and the upper right panel is a 2 cm VLA image (outer circle).

Investigator(s):  T. S. Bastian, G. A. Dulk, and Y. Leblanc

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Technical Data

    Telescope VLA 
    Date of Observation 1992-09-23 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Field of View 0.5500 x 0.5500 degrees  
    Technical Caption  


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