Accession Number : AD0616640

Title :   GEOMETRY OF THE MAGNETOSPHERIC TAIL AND AURORAL CURRENT SYSTEMS,

Corporate Author : SOUTHWEST CENTER FOR ADVANCED STUDIES DALLAS TEX

Personal Author(s) : Fejer,Jules A.

Report Date : MAY 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Consequences of the measured magnetic field configuration are considered, and it is suggested that if the energetic charged particles in the neutral sheet were predominantly of one sign then this would result in ionospheric current systems and in important modifications of the co-rotation of low energy plasma in the magnetosphere.

Descriptors :   (*GEOMAGNETISM, GEOMETRY), CHARGED PARTICLES, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), PLASMA SHEATHS, SOLAR WIND, AURORAE, ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY, MAGNETIC FIELDS, UPPER ATMOSPHERE, IONOSPHERE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE