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Title: Relationship between horizontal flow velocity and cell size for supergranulation using SOHO Dopplergrams
Authors: Krishan, V
Paniveni, U
Singh, J
Srikanth, R
Keywords: Turbulence;Sun: Granulation
Issue Date: Jul-2002
Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society
Citation: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 334, No. 1, pp. 230 - 232
Abstract: A study of 90 supergranular cells obtained from SOHO Dopplergrams was undertaken in order to investigate a possible relation between the sizes and peak horizontal velocities of the cells. For the sample obtained, the two parameters are found to be correlated with a relation: horizontal velocity ~(size)1/3. This is in agreement with the Kolmogorov theory of turbulence as applied to large-scale solar convection.
ISSN: 0035-8711
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