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By John H. Thomas

Written from either an observational and ancient standpoint, this publication is the 1st to supply a accomplished mixed account of sunspots and starspots. It starts with a considerable old creation, then explores the tricky constitution of a sunspot's magnetic box and the superiority of polar spots on stars. extra themes coated extensive contain sun and stellar magnetic job, dynamo versions of magnetic cycles, and the impression of sun variability at the Earth's magnetosphere and weather. it's a precious reference for graduate scholars and experts in sun and stellar physics, astronomers, geophysicists, area physicists and specialists in fluid dynamics and plasma physics.

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