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Fluctuations in the Distant Geomagnetic Field During Substorms: Ats 1

  • Paul J. ColemanJr.
  • Robert L. McPherron
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 17)

Abstract

The initial data from the ATS 1 magnetometer led to the discovery of variations in the magnetic field in the night sector of the synchronous orbit that are characteristic of substorms (Cummings and Coleman, 1968; Cummings et al., 1968). In this paper we will review these previously reported observations and present some results of more recent work.

Keywords

Solar Wind Sheet Current Equatorial Plane Spin Axis Disturbance Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. ColemanJr.
    • 1
  • Robert L. McPherron
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Planetary and Space Science and Institute of Geophysics and Planetary PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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