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Shock and Magnetopause Boundary Observations with IMP-2

  • Joseph H. Binsack
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 10)

Abstract

This paper is the first of a series reporting on the M.I.T. experiments flown on recent satellites. I will begin by reviewing the operations of the M.I.T. Faraday cup, which is the basic plasma detector used by our group, and will then turn to some specific observations made by the IMP-2 satellite. The magnetopause and bow shock will be the main topic of discussion in this paper.

Keywords

Energy Channel Spin Period Geocentric Distance Frame Period Multiple Crossing 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph H. Binsack
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  1. 1.Laboratory for Nuclear Science and Center for Space ResearchMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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