Evidence of a Connection Between Active Region Outflows and the Solar Wind

9 August 2011

EIS Nugget August

(by David H. Brooks, George Mason University and Harry P. Warren, Naval Research Laboratory). Hinode has revealed the presence of high temperature (few MK) outflows at the edges of many active regions. These outflows show velocities of tens of km/s and appear to persist for at least several days. The full text is available here.