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Sunspot rotation data: test regions

Brown, Daniel Stephen and Walker, Andrew Sunspot rotation data: test regions. [DataSet]


These files contain calculated sunspot torsional rotation profiles for 5 active regions (and 6 sunspots) measured from data acquired by the HMI instrument on NASA's Solar Dynamics Orbiter. Other ancillary data produced as part of the calculations (such as uncertainties, umbral areas, sunspot position, and so on) are also included with the profiles. The five regions were used as testing and development data for validating the approach of Brown and Walker.

These are provided as FITS files (one for each active region), and can be easily read into standard analysis packages used within solar physics (directions for doing this for SSWIDL and Scientific Python are given).

Research / Data Type: Dataset
Keywords: Sun, sunspot, rotation
DOI: 10.17030/uclan.data.00000214
Depositing User: Daniel Stephen Brown
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2019 14:30
Revision: 23
URI: https://uclandata.uclan.ac.uk/id/eprint/214

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