The O VI emission from the sun

Ben Zion Kozlovsky*, Harold Zirin

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The ionization equilibrium of oxygen is calculated for various temperatures. A peculiarity in the dielectronic recombination leads to a considerable fraction of Ovi in the corona. Thus, the O vi lines may be emitted from the corona rather than the transition region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-54
Number of pages5
JournalSolar Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1968
Externally publishedYes


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