A comparison of differential rotation measurements – (Invited Review)

  title={A comparison of differential rotation measurements – (Invited Review)},
  author={John Gunther Beck},
  journal={Solar Physics},
  • J. Beck
  • Published 2000
  • Physics
  • Solar Physics
Observers have long measured solar rotation with different techniques and obtained different results. This paper compares differential rotation measurements from four techniques: Doppler shift, Doppler feature tracking, magnetic feature tracking, and p-mode splittings. The different rotation rates measured by the first three techniques are interpreted as rotation rates of solar phenomena which depend on the properties and depth of that which is measured. This interpretation is supported by… Expand
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