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Hour Averaged Plasma Electron Data

NSSDCA ID: SPHE-00431

Availability: At NSSDC, Ready for Electronic Access

Time span: 1978-01-01 to 1982-01-01

Description

This experimenter-supplied, solar wind data set is on ASCII magnetic tape created on a VAX 11/780 computer. The data are electron-based and have been corrected and normalized to existing ion data. Each logical record contains the date (YYMMDD), the universal time (HRMIN), the spacecraft position in GSE coordinates in earth radii, the electron density (1/cm**3), the bulk speed (km/s), and the electron temperature (K). Although the bulk parameters given are reliable, standard errors associated with them are higher for electrons than for ions. A few "bad" points remain on the tape. Densities less than .01/cm**3 and velocities less than 100 km/s should be considered erroneous.

Discipline

  • Space Physics: Heliospheric Studies

Old NSSDCA ID

  • 78-079A-01K

Additional Information

Spacecraft

Experiments

Questions or comments about this data collection can be directed to: Dr. H. Kent Hills.

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Ronald D. ZwicklData ProviderLos Alamos National Laboratoryron.d.zwickl@noaa.gov
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