Diamagnetic and Expansion Effects on the Observable Properties of the Slow Solar Wind in a Coronal Streamer

  title={Diamagnetic and Expansion Effects on the Observable Properties of the Slow Solar Wind in a Coronal Streamer},
  author={A. F. Rappazzo and Marco Velli and Giorgio Einaudi and Russell Blackadore Dahlburg},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
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