Contributed by Adam Finley. Posted on December 21, 2017
The dipole, quadrupole, and octupole components of the Sun’s magnetic field are calculated and visualized, covering the last 22 years of the Sun’s activities.
Contributed by Gopal Hazra. Posted on December 19, 2017
The Sun’s meridional flow varies with the solar cycle, and this is possibly caused by the back-reaction of the dynamo-generated magnetic field on the meridional flow due to the Lorentz force.
Contributed by Zhi Xu. Posted on December 18, 2017
Two homologous circular-ribbon flares associated with two filament eruptions were observed and analyzed. The emergence of magnetic flux ropes helped to inject free energy into the region and drive the magnetic reconnection above it.
Contributed by Leif Svalgaard. Posted on December 6, 2017
The dipole moment observed by the WSO during the pre-minimum years of the last 4 solar cycles are used to establish a relation with the sunspot numbers of the following maximum years. The relation is then used to calculate the dipole moment for all the past cycles.