Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union


Solar Activity and its Magnetic Origin
Contributed Papers

Relationships between Supergranular horizontal flow velocity, cell size and cell lifetime


U. Paniveni a1, V. Krishan a1, Jagdev Singh a1 and R. Srikanth a2
a1 Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Koramangala, Bangalore-34, email: udayams@vsnl.com
a2 Raman Research Institute, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore-560080 email: srik@rri.res.in

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Supergranules are observed in the high photosphere as large convection eddies with horizontal diverging flows from the cell centre and subsiding flows at the cell borders.


Key Words: Sun: Granulation – turbulence.