Numerical simulations of rotating sunspots

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Botha, Gert; Rucklidge, Alistair; Busse, F. H.; Hurlburt, Neal;
  • Publisher: ESA Publications Division, ESTEC
  • Subject: F500 | G900
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

A numerical model of idealized, axisymmetric, rotating sunspots is presented. The model contains a compressible plasma described by the nonlinear MHD equations, with density and temperature gradients simulating the upper layer of the sun’s convection zone. The solution ... View more
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