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Astronomy 735: Studies in Solar and Stellar Physics

Maintained by LG

This class provides an introduction to key topics in the physics of the Sun. We explore some of the tools and methods available for understanding a resolved star like the Sun. Pedagogic lectures and readings will focus on topics in:

Helioseismology
MHD Physics
Convection and Turbulence
Solar Corona
Sunspots
Flares
High photon flux instrumentation
Polarimetry

 

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