Accession Number : AD0757064

Title :   Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES PLASMA PHYSICS GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Kennel,C. F.

Report Date : MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : Scaling laws for possible outer planet magnetospheres are derived. These suggest that convection and its associated auroral effects will play a relatively smaller role than at Earth, and that there is a possibility that they could have significant radiation belts of energetic trapped particles. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES, MAGNETOSPHERE), SATURN(PLANET), URANUS(PLANET), NEPTUNE(PLANET), MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, SOLAR WIND, MAGNETIC MOMENTS, JUPITER(PLANET), MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE