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Relationships Between H-Alpha Line Width, Intensity, and Flare Area

Report Number: AFCRL 62-226
Author: Smith, Elske V. P.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Geophysics Research Directorate
Date of Publication: 1962-01
Pages: 25
Contract: 19(604)-4961
Project: 7649
Task: 76490
AD Number: AD0281120

The relationship between several parameters of the H-alpha line at or near maximum is studied. These parameters are line width, central intensity, and flare area. The data were obtained from the I. A. U. Quarterly Bulletin. The correlations between any two of the three characteristics are quite loose, with large amounts of scatter as shown in the appended figures.

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