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Paper: Flare and CME Properties and Rates at Sunspot Minimum
Volume: 428, SOHO-23: Understanding a Peculiar Solar Minimum
Page: 153
Authors: Hudson, H. S.; Li, Y.
Abstract: The corona at solar minimum generally differs greatly from that during active times. We discuss the current Cycle 23/24 minimum from the point of view of the occurrence of flares and CMEs (coronal mass ejections). By comparison with the previous minimum, the flare/CME ratio diminished by almost an order of magnitude. This suggests that the environmental effect in flare/CME association differed in the sense that the Cycle 23/24 minimum corona was relatively easy to disrupt.
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