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Solar Limb Flare and Associated Radio Fade-out, April 15, 1947

Nature volume 160, page 59 (12 July 1947) | Download Citation

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In the report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich (June 7, 1947), reference is made to the occurrence of a severe magnetic disturbance on April 17–18, and of a major radio fade-out at 14.57 hr. u.t. on April 15, almost 46 hours prior to the commencement of the magnetic storm. No related solar flare had been identified.

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  1. Solar Physics Observatory, Cambridge University. June 16.

    • E. T. PIERCE

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