Category Archives: Magnetic Field

195. Cross-Referenced NOAA Active Region List for Multi-Rotation Active Regions, 2011-2019 Now Available

Contributed by Emily Mason. Posted on September 22, 2023

It is well known that many active regions (ARs) last longer than one solar rotation, however, they are often assigned one NOAA AR number for each rotation. This work lists most, if not all, of the ARs that are a same AR but with different AR numbers.

194. Rossby waves and the organization of photospheric magnetic fields

Contributed by Breno Raphaldini. Posted on September 20, 2023

HMI magnetic field synoptic maps are used to evaluate the magnetic field structures’ organization and propagation as a function of time and latitude. It is demonstrated that the organization of longitudinal structures observed on synoptic maps is proportional to the level of activity at given latitudes.

192. Magnetic helicity and free magnetic energy as tools for probing eruptions in two differently evolving solar active regions

Contributed by Evangelia Liokati. Posted on July 29, 2023

An analysis of two active regions shows that differently evolving ARs may produce major eruptive flares even when, in addition to the accumulation of significant free magnetic energy budgets, they accumulate large amounts of both left- and right-handed helicity without a strong dominance of one handedness over the other.

182. The magnetic topology of the inverse Evershed flow

Contributed by Avijeet Prasad. Posted on July 29, 2022

Inverse Evershed flow is derived from chromospheric observations. Coupling these flow with the non force-free model, the authors find that the flow is driven along magnetic field lines connecting network elements with the outer penumbra by a gas pressure difference.

176. On the Hemispheric Bias Seen in Vector Magnetic Field Data

Contributed by Yang Liu. Posted on March 22, 2022

The authors show that the new inversion code for the HMI’s vector field reduces the number of pixels that reverse signs after passing the central meridian. The analysis also reveals that the radial components of the HMI’s vector magnetic fields have a hemispheric bias, too.