quiescent prominence

quiescent prominence

(kwee-ess -ĕnt) See prominences.
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quiescent prominence

[kwē′es·ənt ′präm·ə·nəns]
(astrophysics)
A vertical sheet of cool gas that is suspended in the solar corona for a period of days to months.
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We solve the dispersion relation (5) numerically taking density, temperature, and magnetic field for the prominence region [21] corresponding to quiescent prominence conditions of solar atmosphere.
Hildner, "The formation of solar quiescent prominences by condensation," Solar Physics, vol.