Sign on
ADS Classic will be deprecated in May 2019 and retired in October 2019. Please redirect your searches to the new ADS modern form or the classic form. More info can be found on our blog.

SAO/NASA ADS Astronomy Abstract Service


· Find Similar Abstracts (with default settings below)
· Full Refereed Journal Article (PDF/Postscript)
· Full Refereed Scanned Article (GIF)
· References in the article
· Citations to the Article (42) (Citation History)
· Refereed Citations to the Article
· Also-Read Articles (Reads History)
·
· Translate This Page
Title:
Estimation of the mass of a coronal mass ejection from radio observations
Authors:
Gopalswamy, N.; Kundu, M. R.
Affiliation:
AA(Maryland, University, College Park), AB(Maryland, University, College Park)
Publication:
Astrophysical Journal, Part 2 - Letters (ISSN 0004-637X), vol. 390, no. 1, May 1, 1992, p. L37-L39. (ApJL Homepage)
Publication Date:
05/1992
Category:
Solar Physics
Origin:
STI
NASA/STI Keywords:
Solar Corona, Solar Wind, Stellar Mass Ejection, Calibrating, Coronagraphs, Coronal Loops, Solar Prominences, Spectroheliographs
DOI:
10.1086/186366
Bibliographic Code:
1992ApJ...390L..37G

Abstract

The mass of a coronal mass ejection (CME) is estimated using meter-decametric observations obtained with the Clark Lake multifrequency radioheliograph. Mass estimates in the past were made using coronagraph and white-light photometer observations. Since the radiation at radio and optical wavelength regimes has different physical origins, the radio method can provide an independent check on the mass estimates. The estimate of the 1986 February 16 CME using the radio method is close to the average value of CME masses reported in the literature.

Printing Options

Print whole paper
Print Page(s) through

Return 600 dpi PDF to Acrobat/Browser. Different resolutions (200 or 600 dpi), formats (Postscript, PDF, etc), page sizes (US Letter, European A4, etc), and compression (gzip,compress,none) can be set through the Printing Preferences



More Article Retrieval Options

HELP for Article Retrieval


Bibtex entry for this abstract   Preferred format for this abstract (see Preferences)


Find Similar Abstracts:

Use: Authors
Title
Keywords (in text query field)
Abstract Text
Return: Query Results Return    items starting with number
Query Form
Database: Astronomy
Physics
arXiv e-prints