The Emergence of Magnetic Field into Stellar Atmospheres

  • F. Moreno-Insertis


The magnetic activity in the atmosphere of the Sun, possibly of most other magnetically active late-type stars, is a consequence of the emergence of magnetic flux from the stellar interior. Research in this field has to consider the rise of magnetized plasma from the depths of the convective envelope through the stellar surface and out across the corona. In the present review, a number of key questions, difficulties and results are discussed.


stellar magnetism stellar atmospheres dynamo 


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  • F. Moreno-Insertis
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  1. 1.Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias and Department of AstrophysicsUniv. de La LagunaLa Laguna, TenerifeSpain

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