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Fast measurements of parameters of the Solar Wind using the BMSW instrument

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Design of the plasma spectrometer BMSW (Fast Monitor of the Solar Wind, possessing high temporal resolution) is described in the paper, as well as its characteristics and modes of operation. Some examples of measurements of various properties of the solar wind, made with this instrument installed onboard the high-apogee satellite Spektr-R, are presented.

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Original Russian Text © G.N. Zastenker, J. Safrankova, Z. Nemecek. et al., 2013, published in Kosmicheskie Issledovaniya, 2013, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 88–99.

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Zastenker, G.N., Safrankova, J., Nemecek, Z. et al. Fast measurements of parameters of the Solar Wind using the BMSW instrument. Cosmic Res 51, 78–89 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0010952513020081

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Keywords

  • Solar Wind
  • Cosmic Research
  • Solar Wind Parameter
  • Fast Measurement
  • Wind Spacecraft