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Solar Gamma Ray Lines observed during the Solar Activity of August 2 to August 11, 1972


WE report preliminary observations from OSO-7 on the emission of gamma ray lines associated with the solar flares on August 4 and 7, 1972. This is the first observation of such solar gamma rays.

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CHUPP, E., FORREST, D., HIGBIE, P. et al. Solar Gamma Ray Lines observed during the Solar Activity of August 2 to August 11, 1972. Nature 241, 333–335 (1973).

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