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Title: Supergranulation and its Activity Dependence
Authors: Paniveni, U
Krishan, V
Singh, J
Srikanth, R
Keywords: Sun: granulation - turbulence
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposium, Vol. 271, pp. 391-392
Abstract: We study the complexity of supergranular cells using the intensity patterns obtained at the Kodaikanal solar observatory during the solar maximum. Our data consists of visually identified supergranular cells, from which a fractal dimension D is obtained according to the relation P ∝ AD/2 where A is the area and P is the perimeter of the cells. We find a difference in the fractal dimension between the active and the quiet region cells which is conjectured to be due to the magnetic activity level.
Description: Open Access
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