Cosmic Research

, Volume 54, Issue 4, pp 261–269 | Cite as

Experiment on the Vernov satellite: Transient energetic processes in the Earth’s atmosphere and magnetosphere. Part I: Description of the experiment

  • M. I. Panasyuk
  • S. I. Svertilov
  • V. V. Bogomolov
  • G. K. Garipov
  • V. O. Barinova
  • A. V. Bogomolov
  • N. N. Veden’kin
  • I. A. Golovanov
  • A. F. Iyudin
  • V. V. Kalegaev
  • P. A. Klimov
  • A. S. Kovtyukh
  • E. A. Kuznetsova
  • V. S. Morozenko
  • O. V. Morozov
  • I. N. Myagkova
  • V. L. Petrov
  • A. V. Prokhorov
  • G. V. Rozhkov
  • E. A. Sigaeva
  • B. A. Khrenov
  • I. V. Yashin
  • S. I. Klimov
  • D. I. Vavilov
  • V. A. Grushin
  • T. V. Grechko
  • V. V. Khartov
  • V. A. Kudryashov
  • S. V. Bortnikov
  • P. V. Mzhel’skiy
  • A. P. Papkov
  • S. V. Krasnopeev
  • V. V. Krug
  • V. E. Korepanov
  • S. Belyaev
  • A. Demidov
  • Ch. Ferenz
  • L. Bodnar
  • P. Szegedi
  • H. Rotkel
  • M. Moravskiy
  • Il Park
  • Jin-A Jeon
  • Ji-In Kim
  • Jik Lee
Article

Abstract

The program of physical studies on the Vernov satellite launched on July 8, 2014 into a polar (640 × 830 km) solar-synchronous orbit with an inclination of 98.4° is presented. We described the complex of scientific equipment on this satellite in detail, including multidirectional gamma-ray detectors, electron spectrometers, red and ultra-violet detectors, and wave probes. The experiment on the Vernov satellite is mainly aimed at a comprehensive study of the processes of generation of transient phenomena in the optical and gamma-ray ranges in the Earth’s atmosphere (such as high-altitude breakdown on runaway relativistic electrons), the study of the action on the atmosphere of electrons precipitated from the radiation belts, and low- and high-frequency electromagnetic waves of both space and atmospheric origin.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. I. Panasyuk
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. I. Svertilov
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. V. Bogomolov
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. K. Garipov
    • 1
  • V. O. Barinova
    • 1
  • A. V. Bogomolov
    • 1
  • N. N. Veden’kin
    • 1
  • I. A. Golovanov
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. F. Iyudin
    • 1
  • V. V. Kalegaev
    • 1
  • P. A. Klimov
    • 1
  • A. S. Kovtyukh
    • 1
  • E. A. Kuznetsova
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. S. Morozenko
    • 1
  • O. V. Morozov
    • 1
  • I. N. Myagkova
    • 1
  • V. L. Petrov
    • 1
  • A. V. Prokhorov
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. V. Rozhkov
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. A. Sigaeva
    • 1
  • B. A. Khrenov
    • 1
  • I. V. Yashin
    • 1
  • S. I. Klimov
    • 3
  • D. I. Vavilov
    • 3
  • V. A. Grushin
    • 3
  • T. V. Grechko
    • 3
  • V. V. Khartov
    • 4
  • V. A. Kudryashov
    • 4
  • S. V. Bortnikov
    • 4
  • P. V. Mzhel’skiy
    • 4
  • A. P. Papkov
    • 5
  • S. V. Krasnopeev
    • 5
  • V. V. Krug
    • 5
  • V. E. Korepanov
    • 6
  • S. Belyaev
    • 6
  • A. Demidov
    • 6
  • Ch. Ferenz
    • 7
  • L. Bodnar
    • 8
  • P. Szegedi
    • 8
  • H. Rotkel
    • 9
  • M. Moravskiy
    • 9
  • Il Park
    • 10
  • Jin-A Jeon
    • 10
  • Ji-In Kim
    • 10
  • Jik Lee
    • 10
  1. 1.Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear PhysicsMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow State University (Faculty of Physics)MoscowRussia
  3. 3.Space Research InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Lavochkin Research and Production AssociationKhimkiRussia
  5. 5.DOSAAF Research Laboratory of Aerospace TechniqueMoscowRussia
  6. 6.Lviv Center for Institute of Space Research, National Academy of Sciences of UkraineNational Space Agency of UkraineLvivUkraine
  7. 7.Eötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary
  8. 8.BL Electronics Ltd.BudapestHungary
  9. 9.Space Research CenterPolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland
  10. 10.Sungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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