Solar interior structure and luminosity variations

  title={Solar interior structure and luminosity variations},
  author={D. Gough},
  journal={Solar Physics},
  • D. Gough
  • Published 1981
  • Physics
  • Solar Physics
  • The assumptions of standard solar evolution theory are mentioned briefly, and the principle conclusions drawn from them are described. The result is a rationalization of the present luminosity and radius of the Sun. Because there is some uncertainty about the interior composition of the Sun, a range of models is apparently acceptable.To decide which model is the most accurate, other more sensitive comparisons with observations must be made. Recent measurements of frequencies of dynamical… CONTINUE READING
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