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0.3 Sec Magnetic Vectors

NSSDCA ID: PSFP-00159

Availability: At NSSDC, Ready for Offline Distribution (or Staging if Digital)

Time span: 1972-04-24 to 1975-03-03

Description

This data set consists of experimenter supplied, magnetic tapes written in DCS binary format on an IBM 7090/7094 computer. Logical and physical records have 751 and 460 words, respectively. Each logical data record contains the time for the first data point and the Cartesian components of 500 successive magnetic field vectors. Since one data point was obtained every 0.3 sec, each logical record covers 2.5 min of data. Field components are given in a coordinate system with X radially outward from the local lunar surface and Y and Z tangent to the surface and directed eastward and northward, respectively. Typically, each tape contains 3 days of data.

Disciplines

  • Planetary Science: Fields and Particles
  • Space Physics: Heliospheric Studies
  • Space Physics: Magnetospheric Studies

Old NSSDCA ID

  • 72-031C-03B

Additional Information

Spacecraft

Experiments

Questions or comments about this data collection can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office.

 

Personnel

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