With an emphasis on numerical modeling, Physics of the Sun: A First Course presents a quantitative examination of the physical structure of the Sun and the conditions of its extended atmosphere. It gives step-by-step instructions for calculating the numerical values of various physical quantities.The text covers a wide range of topics on the Sun an

chapter 1|14 pages

Global Parameters of the Sun

chapter 3|20 pages

Toward a Model of the Sun: Opacity

chapter 4|8 pages

Toward a Model of the Sun: Ionization

chapter 10|14 pages


chapter 11|20 pages

Energy Generation in the Sun

chapter 12|14 pages

Neutrinos from the Sun

chapter 13|16 pages

Oscillations in the Sun: The Observations

chapter 14|30 pages

Oscillations in the Sun: Theory

chapter 15|24 pages

The Chromosphere

chapter 16|38 pages

Magnetic Fields in the Sun

chapter 17|40 pages

The Corona

chapter 18|18 pages

The Solar Wind