Coronal bright points

  title={Coronal bright points},
  author={Maria S. Madjarska},
  journal={Living Reviews in Solar Physics},
  • M. Madjarska
  • Published 2019
  • Physics
  • Living Reviews in Solar Physics
Coronal bright points (CBPs) are a fundamental class of solar activity. They represent a set of low-corona small-scale loops with enhanced emission in the extreme-ultraviolet and X-ray spectrum that connect magnetic flux concentrations of opposite polarities. CBPs are one of the main building blocks of the solar atmosphere outside active regions uniformly populating the solar atmosphere including active region latitudes and coronal holes. Their plasma properties classify them as downscaled… Expand
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