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Paper: Magnetohydrostatic Solar Prominences in Near-Potential Coronal Magnetic Fields
Volume: 383, Subsurface and Atmospheric Influences on Solar Activity
Page: 413
Authors: Petrie, G.J.D.; Blokland, J.W.S.; Keppens, R.
Abstract: We present numerical magnetohydrostatic (MHS) solutions describing the gravitationally stratified, bulk equilibrium of cool, dense prominence plasma embedded in a near-potential coronal field. These solutions are calculated using the FINESSE magnetohydrodynamics equilibrium solver and describe magnetic fields in and around prominences and the cool prominence plasma that these fields support. The many examples computed here with temperature and entropy prescribed as a free functions of the magnetic flux function include one which reproduces precisely the three-part structure often encountered in observations: a cool dense prominence surrounded by a cavity, within a flux rope embedded in a hot corona.
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