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I What's the effect of solar pole reversal on the Parker Spiral?

  1. Dec 26, 2017 #1

    Sanborn Chase

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    Does the 11 year magnetic pole reversal affect the sun's magnetic field configuration as manifested by the Parker Spiral? (BoB 2nd Ed., Page 380)
    How rapidly does the field this spiral describes decline? Is it an inverse square in attenuation?
    How does this affect Earth?
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  3. Dec 29, 2017 #2

    Sanborn Chase

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    BOB=Big Orange Book
     
  4. Dec 29, 2017 #3

    davenn

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    that doesn't really help
     
  5. Dec 30, 2017 #4

    Sanborn Chase

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    Sorry. The text is An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics. 2nd. Ed. Carroll & Ostlie
     
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