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On the azimuthal variation of the equatorial plasmapause

On the azimuthal variation of the equatorial plasmapause

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric circulation.,
  • Azimuth.,
  • Boundary layer plasmas.,
  • Diurnal variations.,
  • Earth magnetosphere.,
  • Equatorial regions.,
  • Geomagnetism.,
  • Plasma jets.,
  • Plasma physics.,
  • Plasmapause.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD.L. Gallagher ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-198929.
    ContributionsGallagher, D. L., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15415049M

    involved in order to explain the diurnal variation of the equatorial anomaly, is the so-called fountain effect and this fountain is controlled by the E×B drift (Abdu, ). As a result, the equatorial ionization anomaly (EIA) is formed with reduced F-region ionization density at the magnetic equator and increased ionization at the two anomaly Cited by: Contact. Email: [email protected] Phone: () Fax: () Office Space Research Bldg. Hayward St. Ann Arbor, MI The region of equatorial scintillations extends 30° on either side of the emth's mag­ netic equator. The strongest effects are found at approximately 10° Nand S. There is a clear diurnal variation: scintill ations occur be­ tween sunset and midnight and occasionally 50 GPS WORLD July continue until Size: 4MB. This book covers topics such as the large-scale structure and the filamentary universe; the formation of magnetic fields and galaxies, active galactic nuclei and quasars, the origin and abundance of light elements, star formation and the evolution of solar systems, and cosmic rays. Chapters 8 and 9 are based on the research of Professor Gerrit.


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On the azimuthal variation of the equatorial plasmapause Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. On the azimuthal variation of the equatorial plasmapause. [D L Gallagher; United On the azimuthal variation of the equatorial plasmapause book.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. A tear-drop like azimuthal profile for equatorial, core plasma has resulted from combining the observations of Higel and Wu [], Carpenter and Anderson [], and Moldwin et al.

forces are balanced. The dynamic nature of the plasmapause formation, can at times result in multiple gradients that meet the definition of plasmapause reviewed above, that is multiple plasmapause boundaries [Horwitz et al., ].

The diurnal, or azimuthal, shape of the plasmapause in the Earth's magnetic equatorial plane has been studied for. dynamics leading to the plasmapause (e.g., Nishida, ), the position of the main N, trough where 0' is dominant would be expected to correlate with the plasmapause field lines but the density gradient on the tow-latitude side of the trough would not be expected to directly map along the magnetic field to the equatorial plasmapause.

The projection of the plasmapause magnetic-field lines to low altitudes, where the light-ion chemistry is dominated by O +, tends to occur near the minimum electron density in the main (midlatitude) electron density trough at increasing altitude in the trough, where H + emerges as the dominant ion on the low-latitude boundary, we have found cases where the Cited by: 4.

Fig. 2 e might be caused by either the variation of relative distance. azimuthal wavelength and sunward/westward phase speed of the. The equatorial plasmapause became sawtooth-shaped due. It determines the direction of the celestial body.

For example, a celestial body due North has an azimuth of 0º, one due East 90º, one due South º and one due West º. Map view representing the azimuths: 0º, 90º, º and º.

On the Planner, you’ll find the azimuth and elevation of the sun/moon for the selected date and time on. The two different solutions of Eq. are k ∥ ± 2 = ω 2 / c 2 (ε ⊥ ± η).They correspond to the left-hand (LH) and right-hand (RH) polarized modes. In the case of LH-polarized wave (plus sign) k ∥ 2 may be represented in a parabolic form.

We can use this form if there is an admixture of light (protons) and heavy ions in the magnetospheric by: 6. Angerami, J. and Carpenter, D. L.:‘Whistler studies of the plasmapause in the magnetosphere, 2, Equatorial density and total tube electron content near the knee in magnetospheric ionization’, J.

by: Dynamic relationship between the outer radiation belt and the Dynamic relationship between the outer radiation belt and the plasmapause during March– (2D) equatorial plasmapause shapes. The six (total) snapshots are plotted in Figures 2b, 2c, 2d, 2f, 2g, and 2h. The day of year and UTare given to the left of.

[1] We present an analysis of the ∼11 h oscillations in Saturn's near‐equatorial magnetic field, using Cassini data acquired during – We assume the oscillation period is given by the magnetic phase model derived by Provan et al.

() over the same interval, and use this to combine the data to determine the variation of the oscillation amplitude and phase Cited by: Applet showing the annual variation of the azimut angle at a fixed hour of the day.

Sun and Moon polar. Azimuth of the Sun and the Moon at rise or set. Some photos: Sunset. Rising Sun. Web Links: National Geophysical Data Center: magnetic declination calculator. where R is the equatorial radial distance, ϕ is the azimuthal angle from noon and the Kp dependent factor A = determines the convection electric field intensity.

[13] The Kp dependence of this empirical model was obtained by Maynard and Chen by adjusting the last closed equipotential (LCE) of the total E‐field with plasmapause positions determined by OGO3 and OGO5 satellite Cited by: to some cam-like rotating equatorial anomaly that produces radial plasma motions that propagate into the magneto-sphere.

On the basis of azimuthal plasma density variations observed by Cassini at equatorial radial distances 3–5R S, Gurnett et al. In particular, a comprehensive survey of Pi2 pulsations near the plasmapause is important because the plasmapause is the transitional region for the cavity mode resonance (Yeoman et al.

In this study, we focus on a mid-latitude Pi2 pulsation event that occurred around the plasmapause at UT on Augand the event was Cited by: 6. The solar azimuth angle is the azimuth angle of the Sun's position. This horizontal coordinate defines the Sun's relative direction along the local horizon, whereas the solar zenith angle (or its complementary angle solar elevation) defines the Sun's apparent altitude.

There are several conventions for the solar azimuth; however, it is traditionally defined as the angle between a. I've recently (within last 60 days or so) become an amateur astronomer, but due to my background in physics I love to ponder the more structural and theoretical side of astronomy. But I also like to find pretty things in my eyepieces.

TL:DR: No. plasmapause, represents the cutoff in the plasma density, the location of which depends on the level of the geomagnetic disturbances. In the equatorial plane the plasmapause is typ-ically found near 5–7RE (e.g.,Chappell et al.,a;Car-penter and Lemaire,;Pedatella and Larson,).

The plasmapause position, LPP, is determined by the. Altitude and azimuth, in astronomy, gunnery, navigation, and other fields, two coordinates describing the position of an object above the de in this sense is expressed as angular elevation (up to 90°) above the horizon.

Azimuth is the number of degrees clockwise from due north (usually) to the object’s vertical circle (i.e., a great circle through the object and the zenith). Start studying Map Projections. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The trapping of equatorial magnetosonic waves in the Earth’s outer plasmasphere Q.

Ma University of California - Los Angeles The trapping of equatorial magnetosonic waves in the Earth's outer plasmasphere. () Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (18), pp. where n is the refractive index and φ is the wave azimuthal angle with 0° ( Start studying Barron's AP Human Geography Chapter 2.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. vey of Pi2 pulsations near the plasmapause is important be-cause the plasmapause is the transitional region for the cavity mode resonance (Yeoman et al. In this study, we focus on a mid-latitude Pi2 pulsation event that oc-curred around the plasmapause at UT on Augand the event was evaluated with data that were ob.

Masson et al.: Cluster observations of mid-latitude hiss near the plasmapause plasmapause, propagating back and forth with respect to the geomagnetic equator.

Data from one Cluster satellite were displayed and no polarization evidence was presented. A similar band-limited emission was observed by all Clus.

Equatorial Mounts These mounts are aligned to the celestial coordinate system and have been the mainstay of serious amateur and professional astronomical telescopes for over a century.

They come in a variety of designs: German Equatorial, English Yoke, English Cross-axis, Polar disk, Fork, Split Ring, etc. Altitude-Azimuth Coordinate System: based on the measurement relative to the horizon and the zenith.

In this system, the coordinates of an object change with time and place, or depend of the time and place where the observer is. Altitude-Azimuth coordinates are local.

They are very simple, but of limited use. The coordinates are h, z, and A. An Equatorial mount, which is aligned with the earth's axis can follow an object across the sky by moving just one axis to keep the object centered.

This is usually done by just turning on a tracking motor that moves your telescope at the same speed, but in the opposite direction as the rotation of the earth and thus the object seems to stand. Figure 2 The Azimuth Altitude and Zenith The Equatorial System Another from ASTR L at California State University, Northridge.

Equatorial (right ascension and declination) Primary coordinate system used in astronomy. You can look up the equatorial coordinates of an any astronomical object. These, together with the equinox, are unchanging for a galaxy, changing over years for nearby stars (proper motion), and change only slightly night-to-night for a planet.

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