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Solar Temperature Variations Computed from SORCE SIM Irradiances Observed During 2003-2020

  title={Solar Temperature Variations Computed from SORCE SIM Irradiances Observed During 2003-2020},
  author={Robert F. Cahalan and Paulino Ajiquichi and Gaspar Yataz Goddard Space Flight Center and Chears and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala},
NASA’s Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) Spectral Irradiance Monitor (SIM) instrument produced about 17 years of daily average Spectral Solar Irradiance (SSI) data for wavelengths 240 nm – 2416 nm. We choose a day of minimal solar activity, 2008-08-24, during the 2008 − 2009 minimum between cycles 23 and 24, and compute the brightness temperature (T!) from that day’s solar spectral irradiance (SSI!). We consider small variations of T and SSI about these reference values, and derive… Expand


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