Volume 368, Number 2, March III 2001
|Page(s)||652 - 661|
|Section||Planets and planetary systems|
|Published online||15 March 2001|
Temporal height properties of the exploding granules
Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Toulouse, Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées, 14 avenue E. Belin, 31400 Toulouse, France
2 DASOP, Observatoire de Paris, Section de Meudon, 92195 Meudon, France
3 Institut Universitaire de France, France
4 Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, BP 4229, 06304 Nice Cedex 04, France
Corresponding author: Th. Roudier, email@example.com
Accepted: 22 December 2000
Based on time series of 2D MSDP spectrograms, taken at the Turret Dome in Pic du Midi, we present the temporal evolution of exploding granules in intensity and Doppler velocity through the solar photosphere. We describe the penetration of exploding granules in the solar photosphere during their lifes and the related phenomena like the "Bright Plumes"located in the downflowing plasma just on the edge of the granule. We suggest a possible scenario of the exploding granule evolution in the solar photosphere.
Key words: Sun: chromosphere / Sun: photosphere
© ESO, 2001
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