Monthly Archives: April 2014

13. “G-nodes” Offer a New Way to Peek into the Sun’s Interior

Contributed by Scott McIntosh. Posted on April 30, 2014

We have seen that the quiescent photospheric magnetic field is composed of multiple connective scales. The observed scales range from a few megameters to those that are 100 –250 Mm in scale. We expect that the latter of these scales belongs to a spatially large, deep and hence slowly overturning convective flow — one that possibly reaches to the bottom of convection zone.