Accession Number : AD0853698

Title :   Structural Shape and Movement in the Tail of the Comet Mrkos 1957d,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Luest, Rhea

Report Date : JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : In a series of pictures of Comet Mrkos 1957 d velocities of streamers and condensations in the ionized tail of this comet as well as the dimensions of fine filaments have been measured. The investigation was carried out partly by means of a stereoscopic method, partly by direct measurement.

Descriptors :   (*COMETS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES), IONS, PARTICLE TRAJECTORIES, SOLAR DISTURBANCES, GEOMAGNETISM, VELOCITY, MEASUREMENT, WEST GERMANY.

Subject Categories : Astronomy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE