MadSci Network: Astronomy

Subject: What produces the solar magnetic field?

Date: Thu Mar 11 16:43:40 1999
Posted by Frank Ermes
Grade level: teacher/prof School: n/a
City: Melbourne State/Province: Victoria Country: Australia
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 921192220.As

I understand the Earth's magnetic field is caused by the rotation 
of the fluid iron/nickel core. Obviously there's no such thing at 
the centre of the sun so where does it's magnetic field come 

Re: What produces the solar magnetic field?

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