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Stellar Magnetism: Second Edition

Leon Mestel


Ongoing studies in mathematical depth, and inferences from ‘helioseismological’ observations of the internal solar rotation have shown up the limitations in our knowledge of the solar interior and of our understanding of the solar dynamo, manifested in particular by the sunspot cycle, the Maunder minimum, and solar flares. This second edition of this book retains the overall structure as the first edition, but is designed so as to be self-contained with the early chapters presenting the basic physics and mathematics underlying cosmical magnetohydrodynamics, followed by studies of the specific ... More

Keywords: mathematical depth, helioseismological observations, internal solar rotation, solar interior, solar dynamo, sunspot cycle, Maunder minimum, solar flares, cosmical magnetohydrodynamics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199641741
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641741.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leon Mestel, author
Emeritus Professor of Astronomy, University of Sussex