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Volume 369, Number 2, April II 2001
Page(s) 644 - 645
Section The Sun
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20010032

A&A 369, 644-645 (2001)
DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:20010032

Spectral signature of uncombed penumbral magnetic fields

V. Martínez Pillet

Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, 38200, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

(Received 11 December 2000 / Accepted 13 December 2000 )

A combination of two penumbral models similar to those used by Martínez Pillet (2000) is presented. One matches the observed rms fluctuations perfectly while the other reproduces the observed Net Circular Polarization. No factor three mismatch exists in this case. The rationale of using two different, but strongly coupled, models is explained.

Key words: Sun: sunspots -- Sun: magnetic fields

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