Long-term drift of the coronal source magnetic flux and the total solar irradiance

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Lockwood, Mike; Stamper, R.;
  • Publisher: American Geophysical Union
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1029/1999GL900485
  • Subject:
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Physics::Space Physics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We test the method of Lockwood et al. [1999] for deriving the coronal source flux from the geomagnetic aa index and show it to be accurate to within 12% for annual means and 4.5% for averages over a sunspot cycle. Using data from four solar constant monitors during 1981... View more
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