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Course Dual Degree (B. Tech + M.S / M.Tech)
Semester Electives
Subject Code ESA475
Subject Title Physics of the Sun


Characteristics of the Sun – internal structure – solar observations – solar atmosphere – oscillations – Convection – rotation – magnetism – chromosphere – corona – solar wind – quiet Sun – Active Sun – Helioseismology.

Text Books

1. The Sun – An Introduction by Michael Stix, Second Edition, A & A Library, Springer

2. Fundamentals of Solar Astronomy by Arvind Bhatnagar and William Livingston, latest edition, World Scientific

3. Solar Astrophysics by Peter Foukal, Third Edition, Wiley-VCH


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