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Solar Physics Research Integrated Network Group Science Requirement Document

Author: Markus Roth
This document is deliverable D80.1 of the Solarnet Work Package 80. It is the Science Requirement Document for SPRING - a new network of ground-based observatories for synoptic observations of the sun. This document condesates ... more

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Spicules and their on-disk counterparts - the main driver for solar chromospheric heating?

Author: Klaus Gerhard Puschmann
The question how the outer solar atmosphere is heated from solar photospheric temperatures of about 5800K up to solar chromospheric and coronal temperatures of about 20.000K and millions of degrees respectively, remained without a ... more

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GRAVITY near infrared multiple beams analysing system: software and characterization results

Author: Narsireddy Anugu
We report the status and the characterization results of the GRAVITY acquisition camera.

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Recent developments in helioseismic analysis methods and solar data assimilation

Author: Markus Roth
We overview recent advances and results in enhancing and developing helioseismic analysis methods and in solar data assimilation. In the first part of this paper we will focus on selected developments in time-distance and global h ... more

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AN UPDATE ON THE MOPRA SOUTHERN GALACTIC PLANE CO SURVEY

Author: Michael Burton
The 22 m diameter Mopra telescope in Australia is being used to undertake an improved survey of the CO J = 1{0 line at 3mm along the 4th quadrant of the Galaxy, achieving an order of magnitude better spatial and spectral resolut ... more

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Modelling solar and stellar brightness variabilities

Author: Alexander Shapiro
Total and spectral solar irradiance, TSI and SSI, have been measured from space since 1978. This is accompanied by the development of models aimed at replicating the observed variability by relating it to solar surface magnetism. ... more

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LORD OF THE RINGS: A KINEMATIC DISTANCE TO CIRCINUS X-1 FROM A GIANT X-RAY LIGHT ECHO

Author: Michael Burton
Circinus X-1 exhibited a bright X-ray flare in late 2013. Follow-up observations with Chandra and XMM-Newton from 40 to 80 days after the flare reveal a bright X-ray light echo in the form of four well-defined rings with radii fro ... more

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EXTENDED CARBON LINE EMISSION IN THE GALAXY: SEARCHING FOR DARK MOLECULAR GAS ALONG THE G328 SIGHTLINE

Author: Michael Burton
We present spectral data cubes of the [CI] 809 GHz, 12CO 115 GHz, 13CO 110 GHz, and HI 1.4 GHz line emission from a ∼1 square degree region along the l = 328 (G328) sightline in the Galactic Plane. Emission arises principally ... more

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The Importance of Long-term Synoptic Observations and Data Sets for Solar Physics and Helioseismology

Author: Markus Roth
A casual single glance at the Sun would not lead an observer to conclude that it varies. The discovery of the 11-year sunspot cycle was only made possible through systematic daily observations of the Sun over 150 years and even to ... more

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