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Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 63–78 | Cite as

Propagation of galactic cosmic rays in the outer heliosphere

  • Yu. I. Fedorov
Space Physics

Abstract

The propagation of galactic cosmic rays in heliospheric magnetic fields is studied. An approximate solution to the cosmic ray transport equation has been derived on the basis of a method that takes into account the small value of anisotropy of particle angular distribution. The spatial and energy distributions of the cosmic ray intensity and anisotropy have been investigated, and estimates of cosmic ray energy flux have been carried out.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Main Astronomical ObservatoryNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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