Moore, R.L., Schmieder, B., Hathaway, D. H., and Tarbell, T. D., Solar Phys. 176, 153 (1997).

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The basic "sheared-core magnetic explosion" model, as previously described by Moore and LaBonte (1980) to describe the spotless, filament-less flare of July 29, 1973, well-observed by Skylab and at Big Bear. This obviously has great affinity with the Hirayama, Anzer-Pneuman, and Shibata configurations (among others) among these pages.

Sept. 15 2009

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