Solar structure from global studies of the 5-minute oscillation

@article{Claverie1979SolarSF,
  title={Solar structure from global studies of the 5-minute oscillation},
  author={A. Claverie and G. R. Isaak and C. McLeod and H. V. Raay and T. R. Cort{\'e}s},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1979},
  volume={282},
  pages={591-594}
}
High sensitivity Doppier spectroscopy of integral sunlight in the 769.9 nm line of neutral potassium reveals several equally spaced lines of Q > 1,000 centred on the well known period of 5 min. These lines are interpreted as low l, high n overtones of the entire Sun and, if viewed in terms of current solar models, appear to imply a low heavy element abundance and a consequent low solar neutrino flux. Previous workers1–3 have used spatial resolution to study the 5-min oscillation of the solar… Expand
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