Solar interior structure and luminosity variations

@article{Gough1981SolarIS,
  title={Solar interior structure and luminosity variations},
  author={Douglas O. Gough},
  journal={Solar Physics},
  year={1981},
  volume={74},
  pages={21-34}
}
  • D. Gough
  • Published 1 November 1981
  • Physics
  • Solar Physics
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