Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 43, Issue 5, pp 402–404 | Cite as

Anisotropic propagation of flare-induced shocks

  • Youqiu Hu


It is demonstrated that the fastest propagation direction of a flare-induced shock deviates eastwards by about 4° at 1 AU relative to the flare normal if the shock introduced at 0.1 AU propagates along the local magnetic field, whereas it deviates westwards by about 1° if the introduced shock propagates in the radial direction instead.


solar flare MHD shock interplanetary dynamics 


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© Science in China Press 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Youqiu Hu
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  1. 1.Chinese Academy of SciencesUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefeiChina

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